Forty years ago, psychologist Eric Berne wrote a popular book entitled "Games People Play,"making visible some of the underlying dynamics inherent in human interactions. Rather than exploring that issue, I am borrowing this phrase to point to a number of different activities in which we can participate to motivate and move us into action to achieve our desired outcomes.

Games are a non-threatening avenue for moving us along, even when our stubborn parts may resist. I have found both for myself and my cli