Posts by jgray

Keynote presentation on gratitude

Posted by on Apr 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Feb 28, 2016

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the experts there are few. Shunryu Suzuki 1970

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Check out this blog on the Movie “Gravity,” trauma, and EMDR

Posted by on Dec 25, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

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Communication: are you a lover or a fighter?

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Communication and relationships | 4 comments

Ambiguity is inherent in interaction. Wrought with imperfection and inconsistency human communication is a minefield for potential conflict.  Past experiences and emotions influence perceptions of ambiguity and inconsistencies within interaction.  Past experiences become lenses we look through influencing how we see the present interaction. We project past experiences, therefore our reactions, onto current situations not often aware we are doing so. If our past experiences were full of conflict we will find conflict in our present interactions. The conflict influences us to identify roles...

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Passion vs. Addiction

Posted by on Oct 28, 2012 in Addiction | 0 comments

The difference between passion and addiction is that between a divine spark and flame that incinerates. The sacred fire through which Moshe (Moses) experienced the presence of God on Mount Horeb did not annihilate the bush from which it arose: Passion is divine fire: it enlivens and makes holy; it gives light and yields inspiration. Passion is generous because it’s not ego-driven; addiction is self-centered Passion gives and enriches; addiction is a thief. Passion is a source of truth and enlightenment; addictive behaviors lead you into darkness. You are more alive when you are passionate,...

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