Relational alienation

How come one feels out of place in your own culture? I struggle with the Music I struggle with the cultural confines and the overall mind set. I listen to French music, find eastern music alluring and struggle with my own sounds. I love my language, I love the ability to express myself so clearly […]

The Paradox of silence.

“Buddha’s doctrine: man suffers because of his craving to possess and keep forever things which are impermanent. Chief among these things is his own person, for this is his means of isolating himself from the rest of life, his castle into which he can retreat and from which he can assert himself against external forces. […]

Moral outrage and Moral ambiguity

Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela and Gandhi when we think of these icons we don’t remember them for the fact that they were morally ambiguous. We remember them for the stand they took against wrongs in the communities they found themselves. Modern marketing and influences almost leaves one with the idea that that its better to […]

Gender and Conflict

Is there is difference how men and how woman deal with conflict. I find in the mediations that I do with couples there is a distinct difference how they approach the mediation as well as conduct them in the mediations. Women tend to be more comfortable in sharing their frustrations and fears than men seem […]