Monthly Archives: July 2011

26 Jul

An Atheist Deals with Death

As a young person, Claudia realized that she did not want to believe in any definition of the divine that allowed injustice, cruelty, and needless suffering. She did not have beliefs in religion or universal love to fall back on when her father died when she was fourteen or when she experienced the loss of other loved ones over the years, including beloved pets. ...

06 Jul

Scared By a Black Monster!

We can avoid our fears, in which case they get bigger, or we can forget them, like Harry Potter does Voldemort, and conquer them ...

03 Jul

Ending Self-Criticism

We need to learn is how to discriminate between the helpful, nurturing internal parental voices and those that are destructive. ...