The Wounded Inner Child

Children don’t understand adult psychology. All a child knows is that the love she needs is there, but that it is also sometimes withheld; and she has no explanation as to why, other than it must have been something she did. She was just playing, but to mom she was too loud. She didn’t mind that her toys were allRead more

Depression: Part III

I am going to assume that you have in place a program to deal with the biochemical aspects of your depression. Without that, dealing with the depression is possible but as you probably know, it can be very difficult. Hopefully by now, the fog of depression has begun to lift for you. Depression is a defensive system designed to isolateRead more

Depression: Part I

Depression is the most prominent psychological disorder in the western world. Depression originates as a socially driven condition. In the U.S. about 10 million people suffer from significant depression each year and the numbers are increasing substantially. In 2014 depression was 24% greater than it was in 1999. People born since 1945 are 10 times more likely to suffer fromRead more

The Ball

Imagine a small dark ball. This is the world of your inner child. Years ago, her world was very limited. It consisted of herself, her parents, siblings and possibly grandparents. At that age, the rest of the world just isn’t that important. Although a child’s world should be one of play, fantasy and joy, many children’s worlds are unfortunately filledRead more

Who is Running Your Life?

This may surprise you, but you don’t run your life. You might feel in control because you make the decisions, but what is it that guides and controls your decision making process? Where do all those different voices and influences come from? Are they all yours? And in the larger view, who or what decides what’s going to happen inRead more