Eric had headaches so “hot” and painful, he described them as cannonballs pounding on his head – until he learned to visualize breathing in an ice blue color to cool down his hot headache.
An enraged mom pulls her son into my office. At her wits end with her
10-year-old’s acting-out behavior at school, she demanded to come into
his private counseling session without notice. Across town, his dad had a
different reaction — on his son’s weekend visit, while staying very
calm, he put his misbehaving boy over his knee — and whacked him.*
Many years ago I happened upon a magical island in the Mediterranean
where families from all parts of Europe took their holidays. The beaches
have the warmest, clearest aqua waters, there are fascinating
prehistoric “taula” ruins, a bit like Stonehenge, sprinkled about, and
the old towns take me back to a charming other time.