Daily Meditations

Buddhist Monk in Mountains

Crazy People Make Us Crazy – Day 5

May 26, 2017

“I’m making myself nuts today,” I said to a friend. “I’m going to stop what I’m doing and go to bed.” Sometimes the crazy person I need to detach from…

Crazy People Make Us Crazy – Day 4

May 25, 2017

Anger, fear, sadness, betrayal—a lot of emotions can run through us when we stop trying to change the other person and start focusing on taking care of ourselves. The good…

Crazy People Make Us Crazy – Day 3

May 24, 2017

“My husband is using cocaine,” a woman said. “He won’t listen to me when I tell him to stop. So, how about this? I’ll pop the movie Blow, about cocaine…

Crazy People Make Us Crazy – Day 2

May 23, 2017

Other people’s dramas are so seductive. The more we love someone, the easier it is to become embroiled. You may think, “I can’t let go.” Yes, you can. If you…

Crazy People Make Us Crazy – Day 1

May 22, 2017

“He’s making me crazy. I don’t understand. Why would someone say they were going to do one thing, then do something so different from what they say? He looks so…

Learning New Behaviors

May 21, 2017

Sometimes we’ll take a few steps backward. That’s okay too. Sometimes it’s necessary. Sometimes it’s part of going forward. — CODEPENDENT NO MORE Life is a Gentle Teacher. She wants…

Say when something triggers you

May 20, 2017

How do you defend yourself when you feel angry and hurt? When Sally was a child, she lived with disturbed parents. They said mean, hurtful things to her much of…