The Next Test – From numbing to feeling it all

When the only tool you have is a hammer, you tend to see every problem as a nail. Abraham Maslow Numbing strategies like food and alcohol enter our lives long before any deep and deliberate education about how to feel our feelings without losing our grip on happiness, reality, ourselves or our most important relationships….

Day 85: A chance conversation on the train

I was reminded yesterday about the difference between knowing and doing. On my way home from work, a man struck up a conversation with me. During the conversation, he shared all of these details: he has to review a document sent to him by his legal team, he drinks a bottle of red wine most…