Influence

How much influence do others in our lives hold over us? How much influence do we hold over others? And where is the tipping point where trying to influence or persuade becomes trying to control or manipulate? Or are these different things that come from different motivations right out of the box? What to do…

Guilt, shame, clumsy still happens

Guilt and shame ... my old friends. There was a time no matter how good a day I had, how sweet a moment I enjoyed, something tiny would occur or flitter through my mind that would cause these emotions to encompass and color my whole world and separate me from that moment. Not anymore. Guilt…