Posts Tagged ‘Reflection’

6 Word Winter 2017

6 Word Winter 2017

“No matter how long the winter, the spring is sure to follow.” – Proverb The seasons change and the six word story challenge returns. There’s still heaps of crusty frozen snow on some of our lawns, but the spring flowers are defiantly poking through! Now is the time to reflect, as the frost melts and [Continue]

A Year of Transition

A Year of Transition

  Happy Birthday us! Our haven of Street Level Wellness was born six years ago this month. It is truly amazing how fast it’s gone and how much we’ve grown. From that first article about Iron Man to tackling life’s hardest topics in a realistic but positive way, year after year. From wondering if anyone [Continue]

The Six Word Winter 2016

The Six Word Winter 2016

“Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.” – Maxwell Maltz, Surgeon & Author The seasons change and the six word story challenge returns. We can feel it; the weather is warming and with the excitement it brings also comes a quickening of the schedule, a filling of [Continue]

Six Word Summer 2015

Six Word Summer 2015

  Six Word Stories. I’ve grown to love them as a method of focus and reflection in a life—and a mind—of business and fast-paced movement. Click the link if you need a description, read on if you already understand how these 18 words have become one of my favorite seasonal rituals. Maybe they have for [Continue]

Six Word Summer

Six Word Summer

“A revolver holds six bullets, not eight.” –The Shawshank Redemption Over the years this site has become home to a few returning features and one of my favorites is the crafting of Six Word Stories, even to the point of the recent article on how to use them to build your Six Word Self. Along with the neat [Continue]

Not Quite a Gag Reel…

Not Quite a Gag Reel…

  “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” -The Great and Poweful Wizard of Oz, The Wizard of Oz I’m always jazzed to see the interest in this site, and am especially excited by the bunch of you who make a point to come by every-other-week and see what’s happening. I always endeavor [Continue]

Six Word Selah

Six Word Selah

Selah: To pause and reflect. Ancient Hebrew I first came across the word selah in my undergraduate Jewish Poetry and Wisdom Literature class. It’s found in both styles of writing and is most often used to really get the reader to stop and think about what they’ve just read. It may only be the ancient [Continue]

The Stones of Miles

The Stones of Miles

  “Direction is more important than speed. We are so busy looking at our speedometers that we forget the milestone.” -Anonymous I do a lot of work with milestones in therapy. They’re great conceptually because they’re heavy, concrete objects to which we can tie all sorts of life experience. Even ephemeral changes in thinking or [Continue]

Top Five Things That DIDN’T Happen in 2012

Top Five Things That DIDN’T Happen in 2012

“Even if we dodge the bullet this time, there’s another in the chamber just waiting.” -Neil Wallace, Economist Welcome to 2013. The internet is chock-full of “Best of” lists of things that happened in 2012, and that’s awesome. This year I decided to go the opposite direction because sometimes it’s equally powerful to be mindful [Continue]

Now, Let’s Review

Now, Let’s Review

Happy Anniversary! What?! You forgot?! Yep. This internet version of Lucy’s psychiatric advice booth has been up for two years. It’s been two very fine years and all of my thanks go to you, our ever-growing digital dysfunctional family.* Last year I spent a few articles giving this website a colonoscopy and inviting others to [Continue]

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