My Favorite Positive Emotion: Forgiveness

- I bring you Post # 3, originally published on March 29, 2017. While I was researching ideas for my blog, Persephone Rising, I came across an interesting study by George Vaillant, a Harvard researcher and physician. His research melds... Read More

Finding Compassion

- I’ve been thinking a lot about the current economy of the U.S., especially through the lens of life in a big city.  All I hear these days is how well the economy is doing — unemployment is down, consumer confidence is up, and people,... Read More

Escaping the Closets of Our Own Making

- In honor of World Pride Month, which culminates this weekend here in New York City with the NYC Pride March, I wanted to bring a touch of gay sensibility to Persephone Rising, and I found the perfect piece for you. Ash Beckham gave a... Read More

The Habit Worth Keeping

- As I wrote last week, my dear friend Kitty and her husband were in a horrific car accident in December, with Kitty receiving the brunt of the injuries. It is now three months later, and although she is not fully recovered, she is back in... Read More

Exploring the Swampland Of the Soul — Shame

- For the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking about the topic of shame and its relevance to living in the 21st Century, as I thought it might be an interesting topic to explore. In my research, I came across a TED Talk on the topic of... Read More

When Loneliness Comes A-Callin'

- I consider myself an ambivert — a mélange of an intro- and extro- person. I can burn the candle at both ends or I can contentedly sit alone in a quiet candle-lit room. Recently, though, I’ve been spending more time alone than normal... Read More

2019: What If Women Did Disappear?

- Hello Friends!  Like Persephone, the eponymous heroine of this very blog, I too have taken a four-month winter hiatus (although not as the queen of the underworld, though that might be interesting). Due to foot surgery, an office move,... Read More

Reflecting on Remembrances

-   How can the dead be truly dead when they still live in the souls of those who are left behind?~ Carson McCullers This past April, I embarked on a series of changes that now, in September, are falling into place. I’m settled into a new... Read More

Death, Social Media, and a Butterfly Named Ray

- ***If you'd like to leave a comment, you'll need to sign into your Facebook account first. Otherwise, just send the comments to me directly at lifecoach@christophershuff.com and I'll post it for you. Thanks! Last week, I wrote about... Read More