How Resilient Are You?

How often do you grit your teeth in silence and/or tell yourself to “just hang on a little longer?”  Perhaps you allow friends or family members to invade your physical or emotional boundaries and say to yourself “never again!”  What do you say to yourself when you fail? Do you berate yourself, blame someone else, or think “well that was …

Night Musings

Have you ever noticed that you think differently at night?  I’m not talking about the early evening hours say 7:00 or 8:30 p.m.  I’m talking about the night hours, after midnight and before 6:00 a.m.  Those hours in which most of your world is sleeping (except for the cats and other nocturnal animals, of course). When I was young and …

Experience A Full Range….of Emotions

  I read a play this week that confused and frustrated me.  In my mind (while reading), I kept asking: “Why are the characters acting this way?”  As I continued to read, I realized that the   frustration and confusion was because the characters weren’t sharing with each other what was really going on, what they were thinking and feeling. What …