The Learning Tree

I was sitting in the dentist chair the other day, hands gripping the arms, my body tight all over. I was telling myself to breathe, to relax…anything to ease the tension in my body. It would work for a minute after I had the thought and then I would steel myself...

Is it About Stuff or Something Else?

For years I have wanted to organize my apartment. It’s a great space, with lots of room, generally clean, things are mostly in place but it was a cluttered assembly of elements. I have had this vision of making it more open looking, transforming it from a great to a...

Honor Thy Father and Mother

When I was a kid, I studied that in school and I took it very seriously. It meant listening to my parents and going along with their beliefs and traditions. And, I was a good little listener; a good little follower. This concept of honor – to obey – challenged me...

What is Your Value?

Recently I got a call from my friend Lorna. She sounded quite excited. While reading The Freedom Zone she discovered that her negative self-talk or Imagined Truth belief was, I’m worthless. Seeing this was beginning to help her understand why she felt such a loss of...