Category Archives: Finding Fulfillment

Feeling Emotionally and Physically Drained? Tip #2: Getting energy from your worries

Feeling emotionally and physically drained?  In my last post, I talked about the amazing pool of energy available to you by loving yourself.  Giving yourself permission to care about your own needs and welfare is the first tool for getting … Continue reading

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Emotionally and Physically Drained?

We all feel drained sometimes.  Even on a beautiful, sunny day, our world can feel cold and overcast.  It is tempting to look for something on the outside that might brighten things up – maybe a slice of cake, a … Continue reading

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Regaining Your Connection Through Couples Therapy

You used to be amazing together. You were open, supportive, understanding… passionate. Somehow, it changed. Maybe you have been drifting away from each other. Maybe you fight too often, or struggle with betrayal. You want to recreate that secure, close, … Continue reading

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The “T” in LGBT: What does “transgender” mean?

Imagine going into surgery for an appendectomy.  When you come back to consciousness after surgery, you realize that something is different: you have been mistakenly given gender confirmation surgery. How do you feel?  If you are not upset about it, maybe you … Continue reading

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WARNING: Being an Attorney May be Hazardous to Your (Mental) Health – Part II

Attorneys tend to far more depressed, anxious, unhappy, and even suicidal than most other professions.  In Part I of this series, I listed some of the gruesome mental health statistics for attorneys, as well as the possible explanations.  Now that … Continue reading

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WARNING: Being an Attorney May be Hazardous to Your (Mental) Health

So… you want to be an attorney? Great!  Most of the general population views a career in law as empowering, lucrative, rewarding, exciting, and prestigious.  Parents encourage their children to go to law school, and the profession attracts some of … Continue reading

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Are you stuck in a box?

I just heard a wonderful talk by Warren Berland about how to “get out of the box” to a freer self through a simple 2-step exercise.  You can read more about it on his website, but here is a quick … Continue reading

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Provocateur, Mirror, Healer: how your partner can help you grow

“A person hasn’t any idea what their soul looks like until they gaze into the eyes of the person that they’re married to. And then, if they’re any kind of decent human being, they spend the next couple of days … Continue reading

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Valor: Find That Strength Inside You

Many of my posts emphasize the need for courage to grow as a person: courage to communicate directly with your mate; courage to acknowledge your weaknesses; courage to experience emotions you are afraid of…  But I think I have a better word: … Continue reading

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Five Tips for Finding Fulfillment

Feeling Stressed-Out, Overworked, and Unfulfilled? You’re not alone.  In 2009, Americans worked more hours per year on average than our Japanese counterparts and hundreds more hours than the French. These are not hours spent gossiping by the water-cooler.  Each hour … Continue reading

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