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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Question for this week: What makes a good life? As most of you know, I was a patient in Freudian psychoanalysis for a long time. A question I faced while writing the memoir describing this experience was determing the reason I signed up for analysis. At the […]
 This week’s post will be short and sweet and hopefully food for thought. You won’t be surprised to learn that as I write this, I am continuing to leaf through On Kissing, Tickling and Being Boredom by Adam Phillips. The epitaph for Chapter 8 is penned […]
For some reason (maybe my unconscious?) I am still poking around in het book by Adam Phillips, On Kissing, Tickling and Being Bored. Maybe I just like the title. Now I am reading chapter 3: On Risk and Solitude where Phillips writes that if we know […]

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