Category Archives: Notes from a Therapist Diary

Column: Grieving in a new age

    Roger Angell, a writer for the New Yorker magazine is best known for his essays on baseball but wrote a personal piece entitled “This Old Man” last February, describing life in his 10th decade.  I have reread “This Old Man” three times and with each reading, I am renewed with hope and courage. […]

Column: Managing your triggers can be challenging

Mark Twain wrote, “I have been through some terrible things in my life, some of which never happened.” Twain’s humor suggests that, unknowingly, we create many unnecessary problems. Researchers point out we have more than 60,000 thoughts daily and most are repetitive. We believe rethinking problems protects us against tragedy, but, in reality, these thoughts […]