Essential tools for healthy lives

Boston-based guest blogger, Kim Shippey, devours books from many fields in his regular job as a staff editor for the Christian Science Sentinel. I have recently read a book by two psychotherapists with a combined 60 years of counseling experience, Phil Stutz and Barry Michaels. It’s titled The Tools (Spiegel & Grau, New York, 2012), and their purpose, as the subtitle explains, is to transform the everyday problems everyone faces into “courage, confidence, and creativity.” Stutz and Continue Reading

Olympic medals

The London Olympics run from July 27 to August 12. Today's guest-blogger, Kim Shippey, reported as a broadcaster on four summer Olympics in four different countries (Canada, US, South Korea, and Spain). He came to know and work with many gold medalists past and present, among them Harold Abrahams of Chariots of Fire fame (Paris, 1924) and Jesse Owens (four gold medals, Berlin, 1936). All of the Olympians I came to know, delighted in the Olympic motto, "Faster, Higher, Stronger," which the Continue Reading