January 20, 2019

Systems fascinate me. So do people. Which is probably why those that attempt to categorize and explain personality, identity, and patterns of human behavior are my favorite kind.

The system I'm most and best acquainted with is the Enneagram (that's it, up above, on my a...

January 2, 2019

I've never been one for New Year's resolutions. Instead I say, "If I'm going to resolve to do something, I'll just do it. Why wait around for some date on the calendar?" But this year, I'll admit to a sense of inspiration around joining in on this collective endeavor.


September 1, 2018

A lot of individuals come into therapy wanting to "deal with" addiction, because they see themselves as having some kind of problem with a substance. I approach things from a different perspective.

It's not earth-shattering to hear that people use substances as a means...

August 12, 2018

Tomorrow night, as the earth moves through and incinerates space dust caught in its atmosphere, we'll have an opportunity to witness the peak of the Perseid Meteor shower. It's said there will be up to 90 meteors an hour!

Our orbit takes us through this concentration of...

July 29, 2018

I was 21 when I first started obsessing over the question, "Who Am I?" I was studying Buddhism at Naropa University in Colorado, living on my own for the first time, and freshly discovering how poorly I fit into most societal molds. Now in my early 30's, I am still ama...

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