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It has never been and never will be easy work, but the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveller than the road built in despair even though they both lead to the same destination. – Marian Zimmer Bradley For those of you who don’t know, I have a rare genetic […]

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  • APOML - Your statement, “it is our responsibility to take ownership of our actions and reactions,” reminds me of the message of a famous work of philosophy I recently re-read: Sartre’s “Existentialism is a Humanism.” While many will not agree with his premise since his philosophy is grounded in an atheistic worldview, there are optimistic and empowering morsels to chew on here. Namely, man is responsible for his own actions and, hence, for determining his life’s meaning and fulfillment. I recommend it in addition to Frankl’s important work that you linked.ReplyCancel

It isn’t what you have or who you are or where you are or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy. It is what you think about. – Dale Carnegie Could it really be that thinking happy thoughts can improve your mood? Yes. While research has shown that the best way to […]

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People take different roads seeking fulfillment and happiness. Just because they’re not on your road doesn’t mean they’ve gotten lost. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Often times when concerned parents bring their teenager in for counseling they can easily recite the long list of what is “wrong” with their child. They can also give me […]

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