Quotes for Meshuganas

Bring Me a Sane Man and I will cure him for you. Carl Jung

A sane response to an insane situation is insane. R.D. Laing

God is a comedian playing to an audience that is afraid to laugh -Voltaire

The only fool bigger than one who knows it all is the one who argues with him

 The only people I know who are happy are those I don't know well.

The monkey may be off your back, but the circus never leaves town. Anne Lamott


Tools for "Suffering In Style."

Resign As General Manager of the Universe

Live in the Moment

Schedule Joy in Your Life

Think Like an Optimist

Think about Thinking´╗┐

                                    Life Changing Books

A Gift from the Sea - Anne Morrow Lindbergh

If You Meet the Buddha On the Road, Kill Him- Sheldon Kopp, MD

Man's Search for Meaning -Viktor Frankl, MD

The Road Less Travelled - M. Scott Peck, MD

When Bad Things Happen To Good People - Rabbi Harold J Kushner

Less is More the Paradox of Choice - Barry Schwartz

The Search for Momma and the Meaning of Life- Irvin Yalom, MD

Flying Without Wings Personal Reflections on Being Disabled - Arnold Beisser, MD

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About Me

Judith Harris, MFT
If, as Auntie Mame states "life is a banquet" I have not missed many of its courses! Like everyone else I've had my share of pain: 2 bouts with cancer, the ending of a 20 year marriage, a few unrequited loves and more political disappointments than I care to remember. But I have also lived my dreams - a career dedicated to teaching and healing; a past filled with extraordinary partners; a present filled with friends, family, and pets. I was trained as both a teacher and psycho-therapist (lately that's two words.) Through my work as a grief and trauma counselor I rediscovered the healing power of humor and have written numerous articles and cd's on "suffering in style", sustaining a sense of optimism in the face of adversity. As Director of the Attitudinal Health Association I provide counseling and humor based wellness training to individuals, groups and companies. I have been described as a "stand-up psychotherapist" who puts the "fun" in dysfunctional.