What’s Wrong With the Pursuit of Happiness (Texas Bar)

Michael has started blogging on the Texas Bar website.  His latest post is What’s Wrong With the Pursuit of Happiness?  Here is an excerpt and link. Part 1: All emotions are needed to be whole. Since Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence, the words “the pursuit of happiness” have served as a motto for […]

Finding the Invincible Summer

“In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer. And that makes me happy. For it says that no matter how hard the world pushes against me, within me, there’s something stronger – something better, pushing right back.” ~ Albert Camus It is deep in January and the northeast US […]

Intro to Logotherapy (Feb 20 & 21)

Learn about Viktor Frankl’s theory and existential approach to the fundamental motivating factor in human existence, the search for meaning. The course is appropriate for all interested in Frankl’s work or interested in increasing themeaning in thier lives or occupaitons. The course is recognized for 15 clock hours of Continuing Education by the American Psychological […]

Home for the ‘Holler’ Days

My five-year-old nephew (all names in this blog removed or changed to protect privacy), once remarked that he could not wait for the “holler” days. It was reasonable that he believed the title was holler days, as at gatherings in in my large Tennessee family to be heard, one had to holler! But there is […]