When being independent works against us

Some time ago I met an elderly man who’d received a charity mailing seeking support for people living alone. “I guess that’s like me”, he said and was surprised to be one of “those” people who needed help. With a shrug of his shoulders he explained that nearly all of...

What is the big picture?

Imagine you’re in a hurry, rushing down a street. Suddenly and without warning, there’s someone behind you. You feel a hard thump and the next thing you know you are on the ground. You’re in pain, your head is ringing from the impact and you’re confused. Then you...