For Those Thinking of Taking a Leap

In 2001, I took a leap. I up and quit my sexy job in TV to pursue a more meaningful career in the helping professions. It was a needed change, but getting there wasn’t all sunshine and roses. Overnight I went from HBO to the H-E-L-L of unemployment. I was living in New York City at the … Read more


Making Decisions Gets Easier With Practice

I don’t like making decisions, especially about stuff I don’t have strong feelings about. I find it easier to defer to others when I’m not sure what to do. Because guess what: It IS easier to leave decisions to other people. It’s like letting someone else clean your kitchen. How easy is that? Making decisions … Read more


Do You Have an Inner Bully?

One day, almost 20 years ago, I was standing on a corner waiting for the light to change so I could cross the street. I was spaced out, not thinking about much of anything, when I suddenly heard a faint voice inside my head. It wasn’t so much a voice as a feeling. But it … Read more


How to Stop Procrastinating (Or Not)

It’s ironic that it’s taken me so long to share this post with you, but hey, we therapists are only human. Scratch the surface of someone who writes about procrastination and you’ll find a procrastinator underneath. Okay, so now that I’ve outed myself as a some-time procrastinator, I’d like to share a recent post with … Read more


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