We live in a less verbal world ~ Thank Goodness.

9 Ways to Improve Online Communication Bob Whipple, MBA, CPLP   Are you becoming a digital junkie? Between e-mail, texting, or social networking, the nature of communication is becoming ever more digital and less verbal. With the brevity and...

Games for When We Are Older

  Sag, You're It Pin the Toupee on the Bald Guy 20 Questions Shouted into Your Good Ear Kick the Bucket Red Rover, Red Rover, the Nurse Says Bend Over Doc Goose Simon Says Something Incoherent Hide and...

10 Ways to Help Yourself When Your Partner Is Depressed

by John Folk-Williams Here are 10 ideas drawn from the experience of people who have had to live with depressed partners as well as from my own experience as a depressed partner. Take care of yourself as well as you can. When depression...

When you know it's over~ nothing personal

This is an article I read a while ago when a friend was going through a break up.  You can feel the pain this person felt.  It's unusual for me to identify with my past.  This brought it home.  I remember when I was on both ends of this.  You can read...

Words

  "Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them." Nathaniel Hawthorne

Being over sensitive can cause a lot of pain.

I must plead guilty to being over sensitive at times.  I am constantly reminded by the people around me.  What I found is, I spent a lot of time going over and over "what did I say".  It came to me out of the clear blue, "what do I care".  I released...

Baltimore and the craziness

This madness is reminiscent of years ago in Los Angelos.  It hasn't escalated to that degree but sure has all the potential.  When people start burning buildings in their own city that have lost their sense of reasoning.  Saw a news conference with...

Many have felt this way. Beautifully written

Mask I was once sad and lonely, Having nobody to comfort me, So I wore a mask that always smiled;... To hide my feelings behind a lie. Before long, I had many friends; With my mask, I was one of them. But deep inside, I still felt...

We all belong..

We all belong “You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.... You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and...