M&M: Learning to been seen.

    Helping your world taste better.    We do a lot of looking: we look through lenses, telescopes, television tubes…Our looking is perfected every day — but we see less and less. Never has it been more urgent to speak of seeing… Frederick Franck, The Zen of Seeing ♦   One aspect of mindfulness is the […]

Why Calling Yourself An Addict Is Not a Good Idea.​

  Instead of calling yourself an addict, you might simply consider that some things need to change, that you could benefit from learning a few things about yourself and about life, and you might start doing something about it. Then after some time, you would fix your life. Then you might look back and simply […]

UnWeaving Ourselves From Addictions.

  Can you see prison bars in this weaving loom?     We weave our addictions into a pattern.  They become the pattern of our lives.    The addictions we create. With our yes’s and our no’s.   These yes’s and no’s become the fabric of our lives. They are that which we weave.   The […]

A Powerful Life Lesson from a Children’s Book.

If we want the problem of addiction, anxiety, and depression to go away- we must learn to face our problems.    Hi Everyone. I am really excited about our guest today, the children’s book, What Do You Do With a Problem?  With over 20 years of research, and in working in the field of education, […]

Earning Your Own Self-Respect.

      Hola, Bonjour, Ciao, and all that jazz….welcome to The Studio:)  I can feel it…I can feel when their mind starts churning. I wait patiently, and they say, “You ask hard questions.”  I reply, “I know. I don’t mean to, but just chew on it a little longer. ”  One of my most […]

Food for a Man’s Soul.

      Hola my friends, and welcome to The Studio:)    My guest today is David Brooks, author of The Road to Character. David’s book is a key element in my work with male clients.  I am fascinated at what happens when I ask male clients, “Where in your life have you been brave or […]