Monthly Archives: January 2011

“Still Breathing” (DVD)

I can not believe I have not already written about this movie.  It is one of my favorites, one of the movies I watch when my husband is at work and I have a day off to myself.  But I … Continue reading

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“The Extra Man” (DVD)

We live in a relatively small community, so not all movies make it to our local cinemas.  Netflix is our source for most indie films.  We tend to watch some rather unique films that way, and “The Extra Man” is … Continue reading

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Honesty: Pros and Cons

Honesty: 1) the quality or fact of being honest; upright and fairness. 2) truthfulness, sincerity, or frankness. 3) freedom from deceit or fraud.  (from http://www.dictionary.com ).  Most of us in Western culture (and many others) are verbally taught as a … Continue reading

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Losing my WoW addiction

I have mentioned twice I play World of Warcraft (WoW), an interactive Internet computer game that is #1 in its field world-wide.  I began playing in January 2009, mostly to understand why my husband found it so interesting.  I got hooked.  My … Continue reading

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Peanut butter and . . .

Had a conversation today with friends about peanut butter.  It is amazing how something as simple as peanut butter can elicit a range of firm opinions and ideas.  I am a big fan of organic, crunchy, no-stir peanut butter.  (Whereas … Continue reading

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Slowing down…

I work about seven miles south of the Oregon border, so it is possible at lunch time to drive up and do a bit of shopping.  (Oregon does not have sales tax; California does.)  Depending on the weather, time of … Continue reading

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Working with chakras

About twelve years ago, when I first realized I wanted to be a therapist, I discovered a book by Anodea Judith, Eastern Body Western Mind (1997, 2004).  By the second chapter, I realized I wanted to practice therapy the way … Continue reading

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