Begin Again – Without Judgement

ser·en·dip·i·ty ˌserənˈdipədē/ noun the occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way This is the state of my life.  It seems like every time I turn around something new is happening that is beneficial and unforeseen.  This morning was a great example. My son's GF just accepted a job with … Continue reading Begin Again – Without Judgement

Gaslighting: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

I was with my parents the other day. I don't recall the exact conversation, but I remember my mother saying "why on earth would you think that about yourself?"   I told her it is hard to shake negative self-thoughts when it is all I've heard for over 20 years.   She replied "what could … Continue reading Gaslighting: The Gift that Keeps on Giving

Projection

This is embarrassing to admit - even with a MA degree in Psychology I did not understand the power of projection. I loved studying Psychology but honestly, I approached it the way Catholics approach the bible.  The ideas/stories in the bible, according to Catholicism,  are metaphorical.  I don't think I've ever heard a Catholic claim … Continue reading Projection