Self-Development

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Resentment is a symptom that somewhere, somehow I have compromised myself. – Dushka Zapata I woke up bleary-eyed after yet another bad night’s sleep. It was summertime and life was anything but lazy lately. I felt overwhelmed and had been for...
If you’re hysterical, it’s historical. - Anonymous I had been having problems with my email lately. I dreaded calling technical support, since my experience in the past involved sitting for a long time on hold and listening to someone reading...
Let go and let god. - Unknown I was laying awake staring at the ceiling. Had my stepson made it to the party? Was his friend there to meet him? He was in a strange city and had taken the...
The universe has shaken you to awaken you. - Unknown When I was in my late twenties, I developed an autoimmune disorder. My very open-minded doctor told me that Western medicine didn’t have a lot of good answers for my...
“An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.” – Gandhi I met my friends Brian and Melissa shortly after they got married about twelve years ago. They had a good relationship but they had a recurring fight they...
The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. – William Butler Yeats A couple of years ago a colleague wanted to discuss the possibility of joining him at his firm. Ever since I...
When life gives you more than you can stand, kneel. - Unknown I was speaking to a friend who confided in me about a house he lost a few years ago. He had been living in an area of the...
When you get to your wits end, you will find, god lives there – Anonymous Recently, Harvard University released a study that said, “Every child who winds up doing well has had at least one stable and committed relationship with...
The opposite of your negative thought is what you most need to learn right now. – Martha Beck I started my own law practice a year ago and I’ve been loving it. There is only one area that I struggle...
It is exhausting to view the entire world as a potential threat. - Anonymous Since I came from a stressful background, I was used to keeping my guard up. I remember feeling like a car whose idle had been set...
It’s never too late to have a happy childhood. – Tom Robbins A couple of years after I met my husband, I started to have anxiety if I was unable to reach him. I had not experienced anxiety since my...
Breakdown is the precursor to breakthrough – Alan Cohen                 In Part One of the “Tackling Anxiety” series, Change Your Brain, I discussed how to handle anxiety from a cognitive standpoint. I used the example of talking anxiety that arises...
The real act of discovery consists not in funding new lands, but in seeing with new eyes. – Marcel Proust I started my own law practice this year. It has been going really well and I’m beyond thrilled that I...
You cannot get sick enough to help sick people get better. You cannot get poor enough to help poor people thrive. It is only in your thriving that you have anything to offer anyone. --- Abraham I used to be the...