Coping with Trauma'

Fear of the Unfamiliar

Fear of the Unfamiliar

Many people consider themselves very accepting of others, unperturbed by the looks, language, customs, wardrobe or behaviors of those who act or appear to be different than they are. Yet, when they encounter “the other” they [...]

How to Best Manage Life’s Adversities

How to Best Manage Life’s Adversities

Most people have at least a few challenges in life. Whether their afflictions are physical, mental, emotional, social, familial, relational, vocational or personal, they may feel angry, hurt and even victimized by their hardships. Yet, others, [...]

Prejudice and Hatred Cause Loss for All

Prejudice and Hatred Cause Loss for All

It is very perplexing that by now humans have not eradicated prejudice, discrimination and hatred of “others” whom they discount and belittle just for being different. We develop stereotypical images about those who are unlike us [...]

Dealing With Loss

Dealing With Loss

As we review the 2016 election for the President of the United States of America, we discover that even though Hillary Clinton received 45.5 percent of the popular vote to Donald’s Trump’s 42.2 percent, due to [...]

What Constitutes Abuse of Power?

What Constitutes Abuse of Power?

Having intellectual, monetary, political, social, familial or elected power has caused some individuals to act with unbridled superiority that has enabled them to use authority, status and power to control others by the mere virtue of [...]

How do we Process Human Atrocities

How do we Process Human Atrocities

The recent horrific mass murder of innocent human beings who gathered to enjoy socializing and dancing in a club shocked, perplexed and horrified the public. Many questions arose about the motive, the method, the opportunity and [...]

Take the Time to Recover from Negative Life Events

Take the Time to Recover from Negative Life Events

Most people encounter frustrating, negative and even traumatic experiences in their lives. Some become permanently stressed by these unfortunate happenings while others succeed in overcoming the acute distress and proceed in life with a resilient attitude. [...]

How to Stay Sane in a Violent World

How to Stay Sane in a Violent World

The daily viewing of local and world news is a habit of many people. Yet, some of the sights, scenes, human cruelty and viciousness recently seen on the screen makes many people wonder about their safety [...]