Thoughts on Thoughts

September 25, 2012

Have you ever wondered where thought really comes from? I have, and I’ve done a little snooping around to find out. Turns out, no one knows. Yes, neuron firing is involved. Yes, theories abound, but no one has a definitive answer. Neither, of course, do I, but that doesn’t stop me from having some thoughts […]

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Invisible Hand of Intuition and Ego

September 18, 2012

The Invisible Hand strikes again. No, not Adam Smith’s. This is the hand of intuition. It’s the hand that leads you to find what you’re looking for. This time, it sent me to the bookshelf. I didn’t realize why. You may recall from last week’s blog episode, Leggo My Ego, I looked for a cogent […]

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Leggo My Ego

September 10, 2012

People refer to their ego all of the time. I refer to it, myself. But, do we really know what we’re talking about? I wasn’t so sure, so I turned to the vast knowledge base we call the internet. First stop, Wikipedia: Ego is a Latin word meaning “I“, cognate with the Greek “Εγώ (Ego)” […]

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Why Can’t You Just Forgive Me?

September 5, 2012

In an earlier blogging episode, I stated that you can’t forgive someone else. Forgiving is a process of letting go of emotional pain. You can’t release my pain. So, how can you forgive me? I don’t see how you can. But, you can forgive, and there are various ways to do that. In that post, […]

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Can You Ever Forgive Me?

August 27, 2012

All my life I’ve been hearing about how important forgiveness is. My high school friend Sue said I should forgive my mother. A therapist said that you can’t forgive another person, though it was important for me to forgive myself – for allowing myself to be hurt, I think. I still haven’t figured that one […]

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Playing it Forward

August 20, 2012

I’m not much of a sports fan and I didn’t watch the Olympics, but I did catch a few après Olympics interviews with some of the women competitors. When asked what contributed to their success, some of them paid homage to Title IX – and the girls who first competed when finally allowed by this […]

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Where Does The Path Lead?

June 29, 2012

What began as a casual walk during approaching dusk, turned into a Twilight Zone-esque episode. As a man jogged towards me, he asked, “Can you tell me where this path leads?” Taken off guard and totally perplexed, I shrugged my shoulders with my palms facing upwards at my sides. As he continued to jog by […]

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Serendipity – Real or Imagined?

June 8, 2011

Imaginary numbers twice in one day. Can it be a coincidence?

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Banish the Thought

June 7, 2011

What would happen if there were no negativity? How can negativity be used for growth?

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Midlife Crisis: Fact or Fiction?

May 6, 2011

Some researchers assert that the concept of a midlife crisis is a bit of a stretch.

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