High Intellect and Brain Injury

Mine is not a personnel experience but as a professional. What has happened usually is someone is experiencing chronic pain, extreme fatigue or significant depression and is referred.  The medical providers refer because of lack of progress in returning to expected functioning level relative to physical evaluation and diagnosis. The process then begins by discovering […]

Overcoming the Sadness of Not Fitting In

When we realize we do not fit in – whether it is at home, with peers, or at work/school, it creates a response within us.  Many times that response is one of sadness.  We can feel like we are all alone in the crowd. Understanding what it is about us that creates the difference of […]

Connect Eloquently with Strategies to Overcome

Daily experiences leave us wondering is something wrong with us?  … can we make it through another day (another situation, experience)? … can we be less than too much?  … can the sensations be calmed down?  … can all the expectations (mine or others) be met or achieved? This way of experiencing life is our […]

Who Are You Talking To? (Imaginary Friends)

The reason I talk to myself is to have an intelligent conversation at least once in a while. Hey you want to come along to a land far away?  Want to go on an adventure?  Shall we go to Honahlee?  There is a special friend there that I met through Peter Yarrow and Leonard Lipton. […]

Adjusting Expectations

  Expectation: A strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future A belief that someone will or should achieve something The act or state of looking forward or anticipating Assumption, belief, destiny, possibility, intention, presumption, likelihood    Expectations?????? Expectations can motivate us or discourage us.  Expectations come from within and without.  […]

Adjusting – Oh Yeah! That’s Intense

  The brightness of colors everywhere The melodies and counterpoints in nature and everyday hustle The joy and the sadness The delight and disappointment The passion and the void The engagement and the withdrawal Each and every experience has its own degree of intensity. “Too much” says the little voice within and on the air. […]