Ask Me: Is there something wrong with me?

    “Know that our idiosyncrasies are part of our norm.” Edith Johnston PhD LPC   When we ask “is something wrong with me,” we are usually looking at a “disease” process; something that needs to be “fixed”; or not being “normal”. Normal is defined as:  conforming to a standard, type or regular pattern; being […]

Ask Me: Who am I?

    “We start with awareness of our characteristics, genetics, attributes, intrinsic abilities.   Through that awareness we can gain Understanding”                                   Edith Johnston PhD LPC   We usually do not thoroughly explore the question:  Who am I?  We wonder.  We […]

Self-Concept: Who are we?

The experience of loss of sense of self …   Has there been a time when you felt you were not the same person as before?  Did you have the feeling you were not yourself? What do we mean when referring to Self-Concept?  “Self-concept is generally thought of our perception of our behavior, abilities and […]

Deep Thinking

Our thoughts can wander near and far.  Then at times our thoughts can delve into the depths of human kind, the world or the universe.  The mirage of infinity draws us in to the vastness of known and unknown.  It is the journey into the questions of why, what, when, where, and how that seem […]

A New Look on Life

Literally I have just had cataract surgery.  I have gone from seeing 2 fingers at six feet to 20/40 vision in my left eye.  My right eye had been doing all the work.  The depth and breadth of vision is mine again. I find a new look on life is an experience every morning.  Some […]

Connecting Eloquently with Others

Connecting eloquently with others – an art of establishing successful communication uniting with others in appropriate intentional expression We have a need to connect with like minds. When we communicate with like minds, where the potential of being understood and able to relate is strong, we can still benefit from eloquence.  Developing relationships involves listening […]