The reminder from the Palo Verde Neighborhood Association about our mellow 4th of July parade encouraged red, white, and blue streamers on our bikes. That brought back memories of riding my bike in such a parade back in Youngstown as a kid. I still love riding my bike, and my eyes were drawn to blue […]
Based on the work of psychologist Martin E. P. Seligman. See Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life. New York: Vintage Books, 2006. What happened or is happening? What am I telling myself about this? Is this about my whole life, or just one area? (are there areas […]
Reflecting on an experience of bouncing back What happened? How did I feel? What helped me bounce back? What would I like to remind myself about this so I can be most resilient?
There is a power in words. In the Jewish tradition, the world is spoken into being. An advantage in writing words down is that it is easier to examine them. I believe we all have a fundamental Right to Heal, and we need to encourage all of our healing and growth. Writing can be […]