Free Therapy #29: Mind your Moksha

We all seek control. Even my cat. Lately, she has been waking me up earlier than I want in the hopes that I will put our two German shepherds outside so she can have the whole house to herself. In… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #28: Languages of Love and Blame

It is tough being a human and one of the hardest tasks we face is making our relationships work.  From the moment we are born, we try to figure out how to relate to others.  It is the reason most… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #27: Couples in Pain

There is no sadder song than a failed marriage. When a marital union falls apart, it is like a large glass chandelier crashing to the floor, sending shards of glass in all directions. Everyone gets cut: children, parents, siblings and… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #26: Our Purpose

“Reality changes because we change in our perceptions and experiences of it. To try and stop that flow is to deny our very life force, our humanity. It is to try to force limitless truth into a particular container of… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #25: The Price You Pay for Love

Did you ever think that it would be like this? The price you pay for love. Did you ever think that it would feel like this? The price you pay for love. The price you pay, willingly. The price you… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #24: Advice for Becoming a Therapist

As I type this I have just returned from a sacred ritual that only some lucky parents get to enjoy: the annual return to college, a pilgrimage of semi-epic proportions where we journey to the far reaches of this long,… Continue Reading

National Cyber Security Awareness: Protect Yourself

According to the Federal Trade Commission, identity theft has topped its list of consumer complaints every year, for the last 12 years. Identity theft occurs when a criminal obtains and misuses someone’s personal information without permission, typically for economic gain.… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #23: Tinnitus is Music, Part 3

As I shared in my last two columns, I used to suffer with tinnitus but not any longer. I still have it. Like I have baldness and other symptoms of being 57 years old. It is present like the clouds… Continue Reading


Free Therapy #22: Tinnitus is Music, Part 2

My dear brother Jim married Karen in June of 2005 in Denver, Colorado. In the months leading up to the wedding I was living in my own private hell. Few knew how much I suffered. From nowhere it seemed, as… Continue Reading


Trail of the Quarter: Hornbeck Trail – Historical, Beautiful and Interesting

The 4-mile Hornbeck Trail, much of which follows the bed of an abandoned historic narrow gauge railroad, is part of complex of single-track dirt trails east of Keswick Reservoir. It is restricted to non-motorized use by hikers (dogs allowed), bicyclists, and equestrians. Both its two trailheads have parking and restrooms. Continue Reading