The Ugly Truth about the American Dream

The Ugly Truth about the American Dream “I have come to think that care of the soul requires a high degree of resistance to the culture around us. . . . We may not want to be plugged into electronic media and have our thoughts laundered daily with biased news, …

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Feel Better Now: Don’t Be an Emotional Prisoner:

Don’t Be an Emotional Prisoner: Feel Better Now The First Step in a Better Life Experience This ‘first step’ is a tough one. But necessary if you, or I, or your new kitten is to have a better life experience. And, at the moment, I could use a little modification …

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What If Someone Stole Your Credit Card? Talk about Stress!

What If Someone Steals Your Credit Card Number?  Talk about Stress! Identity theft is nothing new. Ending up with a bunch of charges you don’t recognize on your statement can happen more easily than most people think. This horror happened to my new husband and me during our trip to Mexico to …

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Stress and Doing Your Own Thinking

Immediate Stress Relief: Join a Gang… Dateline:  Stress in a New Mexico Maximum Security Prison, via television. Where would any of us end up if–during those needy barely adolescent years—we had no sense of self and no sense of a future?  And we were offered both for the mere orice of …

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Stress and Ladies’ Room Etiquette

Stress and Ladies’ Room Etiquette Dateline:  Ladies’ room.  Big Rig Stress Management Truck Stop, Sonora, Texas. More thoughts on anxiety and fusion, that is, when the “togetherness force,” the push to go along with the group is winning over the “individuality force,” the push to operate separately from the emotional …

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