Say Yes to People

Years ago a psychologist named Viktor Frankl went toe to toe with Sigmund Freud.

Freud was teaching that what we wanted most in life was pleasure. But Frankl believed we weren’t seeking pleasure. What we wanted was a deep sense of meaning. In fact, Frankl went on to write: “When a person can’t find a deep sense of meaning, they distract themselves with pleasure.”

Because of this conviction, Frankl devoted his life to understanding the mystery of meaning and he discovered that we find meaning in life when we are connected to people in safe, intimate and growing relationships. … More Say Yes to People

Make Yourself Avaiable

For years, I said no. I can’t be bothered. I don’t have time. Sorry, I’m very busy. I’ll fit you into my calendar in a few weeks, which became a few months, which became a few years.

During this time of stinginess, I found my world was getting smaller and smaller. Friends stopped calling because I was no longer available.

Here is how this started to change. How my life became larger again. … More Make Yourself Avaiable