Category: Anecdotes

Beauty Queen

The Beauty Queen  Maria, the beauty queen, felt lost and depressed.  “I am glad that my beauty is fading. My looks have brought me nothing but problems”. Maria has had a history of abusive relationships with men. As a young woman, Maria over identified with her beauty, now she begrudges her beauty. Her self-esteem and sense of […]

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The Many Faces of Ego

Struggles and Opportunities – In The Same Moment For Mattie, both struggles and opportunities have existed within the same moment many times this week. Mattie’s father recently suffered a stroke and she has assisted in his physical and emotional care while in the hospital. Father is now frail and scared. Occasionally he has a  fleeting  awareness of his […]

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Relief From Ego

We experience a wonderful sense of relief when we no longer feel the need to defend and protect the ever changing and illusive ego. Assistance Needed In The Baking Aisle I was recently speaking with a friend (I will call Mattie) who became distraught following a verbal attack by her father. The father has a […]

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