What Challenges You?

My opinion is that given the choice, each of us will pursue where our interests and challenges meet.  Teachers may be students who struggled in school and want to help others out.  Therapists may be people who struggle with mental health.  Doctors may have history of struggling with his/her own health …

The Emotional Backlog and Music

What I’m learning recently is that many of us have this what I call the “emotional backlog.”  Built in to our system is this defense mechanism which kicks in when we encounter emotions that feel too strong to fully feel.  The defense mechanism protects us from the overload by tucking …