I continue to be impressed with Karl Lehman’s book, Outsmarting Yourself, Catching Your Past Invading the Present and What to Do About It. Karl is the psychiatrist in Chicago who developed the Immanuel method which we use to connect with God and process pain. According to Karl, there is specific circuitry in the brain that is… Continue reading Anxious? Upset? Angry? Relational Circuits and how to get them back on
You were looking forward to lunch with your friend but twenty minutes into the meal, she begins to tell you about her conflict with her mother and your stomach begins to tighten. What should you do? It is not as hard as you think. We often get tense because it is hard to see people… Continue reading What is our role in relationships?
I’ve been reading Karl Lehman’s new book, Outsmarting Yourself, Catching Your Past Invading the Present and What to Do About It. In the book he talks about recognizing triggers. You know, the moments when you get stirred up about something. A meltdown. An overreaction. A not-so-nice reaction to someone you normally love. We all learned… Continue reading Eating crow on Good Friday