Monthly Archives: August 2013

What Can We Learn From the Averted School Shooting in Georgia?


I’ve been talking all week to captive audiences (my clients, my hairdresser, friends and relatives who call for other purposes, random strangers) about the amazing story of Antoinette Tuff, who averted a school shooting at the Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Georgia. I’ve been pleading with everyone to listen to the full recording of the 24+ minute ... Read More »

What’s Wrong with Elysium?

matt damon

And I mean the movie, not the offsite, extraplanetary, high-life consortium featured in the movie. Matt Damon, wherefore art thou Jason Bourne? Jodie Foster, have you forgotten about Contact? What happened to good old fashioned sci-fi? Think Star Wars, Iron Man, Avatar. What do the above movies have in common? They’re action, adventure, or sci-fi, but the thread that binds ... Read More »

Five Reasons Why We Love The Buddha & The Borderline

buddha and the borderline

This book by Kiera Van Gelder is a must-read if you’ve been diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, if you think you should be diagnosed with BPD, if your friends or family have amateurishly diagnosed you with BPD, or if you just want to understand approximately 20% of the population.*  Kiera: Thanks so much for sharing your story with us. Here’s ... Read More »