Author Archives: Mark

The Judgment Zone

Posted March 25th, 2014 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Many of us spend a lot of time in the judgment zone, that mental-emotional space where we make critical judgments […]

The Past and What To Do About It

Posted November 20th, 2013 in Change, Individual Counseling by

The past does not actually exist. Yet remnants of the past surround us, objects and places and people we have […]

Three Steps for Turning Vision into Action

Posted November 4th, 2013 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Innovative visions would be popping into reality on every block in town if it weren’t for one problem—fear of the […]

Vision and Action

Posted October 15th, 2013 in Change, Individual Counseling by

The combination of vision and action is a key element in our lives. Everything from making a cake to Columbus’ […]

Growing Up: A Very Brief Guide

Posted October 1st, 2013 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Growing up means being able to truly stand on your own in life, able to make your own choices and […]

Wholeness

Posted September 23rd, 2013 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Twenty-First Century life can easily feel fragmented, a flood of often conflicting demands and responsibilities—work, family, friendships, community, politics, the […]

Happily Ever After

Posted September 9th, 2013 in Marriage and Couples by

Ever wonder whether Cinderella and Prince Charming really “lived happily ever after?” Most likely the answer is no. Of course […]

Marriage as a Competitive Sport

Posted May 31st, 2013 in Marriage and Couples by

You have probably never thought of marriage as a competitive sport, but this is how many married people live. I […]

Cutting Through Obsession

Posted May 22nd, 2013 in Change, Individual Counseling by

Obsession! It’s a difficult common problem, the challenging experience of becoming fixated on some desire or situation or person. What […]

Why married people have affairs

Posted May 12th, 2013 in Marriage and Couples by

The beginning of an affair is a thrilling moment of exceptional vitality and promise, offering greater emotional and/or physical closeness […]