Category Archives: Obsession

An Affair in Three Voices – Part 3: Geena’s Story

This is the third and last part of An Affair in Three Voices: Geena’s Story (to read the previous two click on the right under “recent posts”) ———————————————————————————————- “I grew up knowing two things about myself: I was fat, and I was … Continue reading

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Being in Love #1

This friend is married. She was “in love” with her husband when they met. They had three boys, a nice little home and a group of friends. She was a homemaker and he was a physician. When the children started … Continue reading

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Do You Shower Every Day?

How do you know that you have to take a shower every day? There are so many actions we take every day without questioning that I often equate us to sheep. Me included. “You have to drink six glasses of … Continue reading

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“He’s just not that into you…”

I really did not like the movie. It was not even funny, and was way too predictable. Nevertheless, the message was sooo true; a message that I deal with almost weekly with clients, friends, and even (many years ago, halleluiah) myself. … Continue reading

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On Plastic Surgery…

“A man’s face is his autobiography. A woman’s face is her work of fiction.” –Oscar Wilde Most of us do not like to be thought of as shallow. Who is not? The other day I was strolling in Calabasas, and … Continue reading

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Magical thinking and slot machines

I cannot think of any other form of magical thinking better demonstrated than playing slot machines. I assume that most of us know that the casinos are there to make money for themselves, and are not concerned at the least … Continue reading

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