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Did you know?According to the national Institute of Mental Health, anxiety disorders are deemed the most common mental illness in the United States. Anxiety disorders cost our country 65 billion per year, including 34 billion in lost productivity. More...read more
Self-pity constantly rears its ugly head and we have to learn how to slay it to be a more resilient person. There are multiple steps we can take to conquer its seductive allure. In the fall of 1982, now paralyzed and rolling into a new normal, I found...read more
Remington Woof! 2015-2019 The MagicI was fortunate to have grown up in a home where love, support, and a healthy family system produced confident kids. For the majority of my developmental years we lived in Orange, California, whose neighboring city,...read more
It is a paralyzing moment when trauma and loss shocks then freezes our minds and bodies into a zombie-like existence. Our equilibrium is shattered and life comes undone; whether it is the loss of a job, or worse, the loss of a loved one.Suffering is...read more
Where is God in our Suffering? Welcome to my inaugural bi-monthly blog called Turning Setbacks into Comebacks. I hope to combine my thoughts (and those far more brilliant than I) around the topics of suffering and loss, strength and resilience. In a short...read more
Love the McDonald's commercial for the Ronald McDonald's House Charities. Little kids are on a school bus looking inside their "Happy Meals". One cute kid quips, "There's something NEW inside your happy meal; it's called Hope". "Hope," one kid asks. "I don't see any...read more