Posted May 2, 2018

Think of all the things we say we want to do. If you will stop and ponder for a moment you will realize that many if not most of these are actually “should dos”. Pick some – eating well, exercise, organizing, improving relationships; most actually live on our should list not on our want to … read more »

Posted April 6, 2018

How to Follow Through With Your Goals Last time we looked at how difficult it is to consistently follow through with your life goals. Has willpower ever really provided you consistent long term results? I suggested that my value attachment concept is the answer. Consider this; when you find yourself doing some healthy, appropriate thing … read more »

Posted February 20, 2018

It is usually about March that News Year’s resolutions fade away. Why do we frequently fall short in reaching our goals? Be it eating better, exercising or any other goal it is about three months in that we crash-fall short, quit! Actually regardless of the time of year, a few weeks or months is about … read more »

Posted January 30, 2018

​This is a picture of the Maroon Bells, two 14,000 foot peaks in the Elk Range of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. Kevin Brown, my climbing partner captured this photograph of the Bells and their reflection on Maroon Lake during a recent reconnoitering trip in preparation for he and I to climb to their summits. As … read more »


You have a brand New Year in front of you. A New year to do with what you wish. Consider that even when you do something as simple as going to the grocery store or baking a cake you use a list or a recipe. In fact you don’t expect to be successful without one. … read more »

Posted January 17, 2018

This quote seems so appropriate in today’s world! Thomas Edison said, “Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.” In my counseling practice, I encourage people to consider applying this to their dealing with their anxiety, depression, marriage, and life. “Opportunity” may be not only in the … read more »

Posted March 14, 2017

PARALYZED! Often when we genuinely want to do better or feel better we become immediately overwhelmed trying to find a place to start. This often results in “Paralysis”. We then do nothing! At counseling I often help people with this dynamic. Be it in Individual Counseling, Marriage and Family Counseling, or Anger Management Counseling … read more »