Monthly Archive for: ‘February, 2011’

  • The Perfect Protest

    Speaking of letting go of perfectionism, I came across this delightful video this morning: the Perfect Protest from Brené Brown, a social work researcher at the University of Houston (click on the link below, which takes you to Vimeo): The Perfect Protest

    Read More
  • Img 0849

    Ring the Bells that Still Can Ring: Letting Go of Perfectionism

    Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. Leonard Cohen, Anthem Of all of the concerns people bring to therapy, perfectionism can be one of the most persistent. …

    Read More
  • Hope

    Part of my drive to work is not the most scenic. The road runs along a few miles of crumbling industrial buildings, some of which have been undergoing the process of demolition for months. Road dirt bruises the mountains of snow accumulated from a winter …

    Read More
  • When Death Comes

    After writing about the concept of memento mori, I stumbled across several of Mary Oliver’s poems that kept me thinking. Perhaps they will keep you thinking too.

    Read More
  • Trees by the Creek

    It’s a new day.

    Read More
  • Memento Mori

    My father in his youth set off With a kite and a liter of wine Mad to determine The height of the sky And the breadth of One human life No ribbons, no starting gun Sprinting around the sun Man’s quaint little race The heaving …

    Read More