Sympathy and empathy

I have become very interested in distinguishing between these concepts, and feeling out where I fit in on the scale. I love Brene Brown’s work on this, and include the video below for your consideration: When I was undergoing treatment and recovery, I found that...

The Call of Competition

For over twenty years, I was a competitor at Peruvian Horse shows. Last year, I began to compete in speaking competitions. I have come to believe most of the audience is hoping that I will do well. I also want my competitors to do well. As the bar is raised, we all...

Fighting versus healing

What you resist persists. Carl Yung’s full quote is ,“what you resist not only persists, but will grow in size.” I have been asked several times recently to help someone in their “fight”, generally against some kind of disease. I find this to be a...