Tag Archives: depression

Agony is optional: how to stop resisting change

Recovery Rocks

I spend a lot of time with folks who see their lives as endlessly confusing and overwhelming. I offer them the Keep It Simple System (K.I.S.S.). It’s long been the most sensible approach I’ve found to living and it has infinite applications. My favorite K.I.S.S. strategy is to take whatever I’m unhappy/distressed/F’ed up about and […]

Asking God for signs and other dubious undertakings

I love talking about spirituality and the things that bring meaning, passion, and purpose to people’s lives. Doing this as a clinician invites a lot of questions about God, the Universe, and Everything. I’m no expert on faith – I’m pretty sure that’s an oxymoron. I do enjoy people like Anne Lamott and Richard Rohr […]