Thoughts on the power of compassion.

First, this is what I am listening to right now.  It is beautiful. Before writing here, I was reading my latest Family Therapy journal issue.  A section caught my eye, and seems deeply relevant in both my own life and beyond: "Compassion means seeing and responding to suffering.  Without it, people become self-focused and egocentric,... Continue Reading →

On embracing imperfection.

A foundational aspect of the work of Alfred Adler, after whom my graduate school was founded, is "the courage to be imperfect." The courage to be imperfect constitutes a healthy mindset and allows for good mental health, social interest, and meeting the demands of life.  These are all indicators of how a person is doing... Continue Reading →

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