Standing on the Outside, Looking In: How You Can Help a Loved One with PTSD.

While PTSD is traditionally associated with military trauma, I have met many civilians who exhibited plenty of the same kinds of symptoms. Whether you have a family member coming home from a long deployment in a war-torn country, or it’s your little girl coming home from a date with tears in her eyes, it can […]

When the Going Gets Tough…

NOTE:  I’m going to get kind of heavy in this posting, and I’m also going to get kind of heavy into some science, but PLEASE! don’t let it scare you off.  If there’s anything you don’t understand (and want to know more about) feel free to email me at  That’s what I’m here for, […]

Turning Fear into Fuel

Turning Fear into Fuel If you, like me, are something of a perfectionist, starting a new job can be a fairly daunting proposition.  I’ve lead something of an unusual life, and I’ve been around the block enough times to know that the most seemingly insignificant of factors can have a domino effect, cascading into a […]