About Me…

Having a deeper understanding of yourself makes life more meaningful.

The question is, how does one do this in the midst of twenty-first century living? Over fifteen years ago I began studying psychoanalytic theory, practicing Buddhist meditation, and incorporating creative contemplative time into my life. My writing shares how the integration of theory, practice and creative time enriches our lives.

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Writing my second memoir has, up until now, gone pretty smoothly. Sure there were struggles along the way, but I was eager. I had lots of energy for the work. I told myself while I was so enthusiastic, the times when it seemed fun and rewarding […]
The new year is traditionally a time to take stock of one’s life. As part of my inventory taking for 2022, I am pondering what actually occurred during Freudian psychoanalysis that helped wake me up.I am aware that using the phrase ‘waking up’ is not using […]
The prompt for my writing group on Wednesday – a group you will be hearing more about in 2022 – was a line excerpted from a poem by Joyce Sutphen. I appreciated the line, but I loved the poem’s title: “Now That We Know Anything Could […]

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