MentorPath® Blog

The years teach much that the days never know.

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Allure of Chaos

Those born to the storm find the calm very boring. Dorothy Parker What is the most common addiction we have as humans?  The magnetic pull we predictably will return to, no matter how good our lives are? We rationally desire peace and stability, yet paradoxically have...

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What Story Is This?

You’re writing a very personal story with its own history and language.  It’s highly visible to others, but often not to you.  It’s a story that you talk about every day; think about several times a day.  While remarkably simple, it is at the same time intricately...

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Empathic Derailment

No, Krueger, first you have to be with me before I can go someplace new with you. —A psychoanalytic patient many years ago accurately confronting me with moving too quickly into a dynamic interpretation before establishing empathic resonance to communicate...

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Empathy: The Bridge to Common Ground

Could a greater miracle take place than for us to look through each other’s eyes for an instant? —Henry David Thoreau How can you recognize what never before has been considered? See what you don’t believe? Discover what you don’t even know to look for? Discern that...

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