I’m not busy. I’m on vacation.

Am enjoying the beauty and tranquility of Niagara-on-the-Lake. The drives through the countryside are refreshing and there’s a seemingly endless supply of wineries, vineyards and hydroponics. Fresh fruit is for sale everywhere. Although there were some threatening, billowing, dark clouds earlier this morning, the sun is shining as I relax in my Holiday Inn Express …

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Applied Sensitivity

I opened a new, online Picfair store and am very happy with my June, Twitter promotion to Tokyo, Japan. This promotion reached 130K+ individuals, far exceeding Twitter’s prediction. I reached approximately 43K people per day instead of Twitter’s 3.9K per day maximum. I have been focusing on taking close-ups of flowers. One of the comments …

Good Grief

The Covid19 pandemic means staying at home and spending more time with ourselves than ever. Memories will surface during this time. Feel them, process them and find a good spiritual life coach with whom to share them. Together, you will work at creating a plan to move forward, Take it to the Next Level, even in difficult circumstances.

Dark Times, Open Heaven

I feel saturated, bombarded by Covid-19 news. What about you? Dr. Neil Levitsky, a Toronto, Ontario psychiatrist, says we should be aware of pandemic news but limit how much we watch.[1] I agree. We recently celebrated the First Sunday of Advent whose first candle represents hope. For Christians, this hope exemplifies both the Nativity and …

Are You Focused or Other?

It used to be that when we opened our e-mail, there was one, monolithic column of e-mails to go through. Now, there are two: Focused and Other. It’s interesting and worth keeping an eye on because, in the future, perhaps there will be more columns or perhaps we, the so-called end users, will be given …

Can the Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorders Produce Positive, Life-Transforming Effects?

Can individuals diagnosed with narcissistic personality disorders (NPD) be treated psychoanalytically and move toward positive, life transforming treatment outcomes? According to Austrian-born, American psychoanalyst Heinz Kohut, the answer is yes.[1] In spite of the ravages that narcissism causes, I suggest that an alternative to abandoning the narcissist is possible. This alternative involves the person with …

The Power of Imagination: How to Use Your Imagination to Get Through the Pandemic

The pandemic has forever changed the way that we live our lives. Perhaps we should coin new abbreviations: B.P. (before pandemic) and A.P. (after pandemic). Life B.P. seemed easier and more free-flowing. Obtaining goods and services happened relatively seamlessly, as did moving through dynamic processes involving multiple individuals and going places. This is no longer …