In a recent article on Post-Traumatic Growth I discussed the affect of trauma on personal growth. Outcomes of trauma include such things as deeper relationships, spiritual development, more personal strength, new opportunities, and a greater appreciation for life in general. So how does that happen? Stages of Post-Traumatic Growth Part 1: “Shattered” When tragedy […]
This summer the movie “Moneyball” drew crowds of baseball fans and swooning Brad Pitt-ites alike, with impressive reviews and box-office success. Moneyball is a change story with that irresistible theme of “one man against the system”. In this movie Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) risks everything he has on a controversial approach to picking a baseball […]
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Do you remember scavenger hunts? People in a race against time to complete a bizarre list? Where you have to find a red shoe, obtain a business card from a policeman, or try to get a stranger to kiss you? In the end, the winner is left with nothing but the glory of victory and […]
Once a year we make these New Years resolutions. Why January 1? Who knows? New Years day just seems to add a little oomph to our motivation. Perhaps it’s the freshness of a new year. Or maybe it’s just the compulsiveness of not wanting to ruin a perfect streak—after all you’ve been “doing this perfectly […]
Julie is facing a crossroads—it’s time to make a decision about her career and she’s not sure what to do. Her mind has raced through the options like a shopper on Black Sunday but she’s at the checkout line empty handed. Maybe she should ask her grandmother for advice…or should she? Most cultures have a […]