No kidding. It doesn’t do what you think it does. Let me be clear—when you make a mistake and hurt someone or inconvenience them—apologize. Mistakes happen, and it is important to tell the person you distressed that you understand your actions affect them. I’m all...read more
I just had what could have been a very painful conversation with a good friend of mine. It could have been, but it wasn’t. At one point she stopped and said, “This is going a LOT better than I expected.” I wholeheartedly, and with no small amount of relief, agreed....read more
Dr. Bolte Taylor’s “My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey.” shows us, from a scientist’s perspective, how we shape our reality with our thoughts. One of the most interesting facts the author shared is….read more
Dr. Tornatore is quoted in the Seattle Times with some helpful tips on how to keep our post election anxiety at bay.read more
I have a good excuse, my Mom is dying. Even that good of an excuse does not cut it. It doesn’t magically make me a Zen person who can handle grief, stress and exhaustion with good grace.read more
Life is not normal…
when your parent is dying….Life and death co-exist. Even as loved beings die, life continues to lure us to live. It is normal in a very un-normal time.