Richard Dama, LPC, Counseling & Clinical Hypnotherapy

Choices

An Anthem for the Anxious

An Anthem for the Anxious

This past Saturday I was privileged to attend the 5th annual Life as a Zebra Foundation’s annual fundraising concert to benefit research for the cures to invisible diseases (http://www.zebranation.org/). As in previous years, the star attraction was the incredibly talented…

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The Future Just isn’t What it Used to Be

The Future Just isn’t What it Used to Be

Over the past few weeks I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the nature of time. As a certified sci-fi geek and as a former nuclear missile launch officer, I’m on more than speaking terms with physics and I…

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Welcome to Enlightenment…Wipe Your Feet

Welcome to Enlightenment…Wipe Your Feet

Hello my friends; it’s been a while since I posted a blog, but the time hasn’t been spent lolling about collecting dust. I have been working on a couple of new projects which have taken up most of my limited…

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The Wisdom of Experience

The Wisdom of Experience

If you’ve spent any time looking at my Facebook page, you’ll have noticed that I frequently repost items from Terry Schott. Terry is one of my favorite authors and we think so much alike that sometimes it’s scary. Today, Terry…

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Coincidence? I Don’t Think So

Coincidence? I Don’t Think So

  Have you ever had something so unexpected happen to or around you that you stopped in your tracks and said, “Wow, what a coincidence?” Of course you have. But, then did you take the time to really analyze the…

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Personal Choice and Personal Responsibility for a Better Life

Personal Choice and Personal Responsibility for a Better Life

Today, I’d like to talk about freedom. Freedom to think, say, read and be whatever you want. However, with freedom also comes great responsibility. When we speak of freedom what we’re actually talking about is the ability to make choices.…

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Go Fly a Kite

Go Fly a Kite

In my dual positions as a juvenile justice facility administrator and as a private practitioner, I have the opportunity to travel the country giving presentations, delivering lectures and conducting workshops. Those activities have enabled me to meet a lot of…

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Choice

Choice

“You always do what you want to do. This is true with every act. You may say that you had to do something, or that you were forced to, but actually, whatever you do, you do by choice. Only you…

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Life 40 Years After High School

Life 40 Years After High School

This past Saturday I had the pleasure of attending my 40-year reunion of the high school graduating class of 1975. Wow, 40 years; it hardly seems possible! It seems like only yesterday that we were sitting in Mr. Spagnuolo’s World…

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