Be a Lover of Silence

The quieter you become the more you are able to hear. ~Rumi December 22 of each year is 'Be a Lover of Silence' Day. How do we become a lover of silence, so that we might hear more? The picture above reminds me of silence, not only because of the immensity of the...

True Simplicity

The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. Hans Hofmann Simplicity - it's a word that has come into use a lot in the past years. As our lives have gotten busier and more full, a part of us yearns to return to a simpler,...

Patience is Power

Labels, Categories & Judgments

What Grandma taught me about labels, categories and judgments April 5, 2016 Labels can be useful! Without them, how would we know which can of soup to reach for? Labels serve as a kind of shorthand way to categorize things or people. In the therapy world, we...