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Dealing With Disappointment

One of the ongoing challenges of everyday life is how to handle disappointment.Life is full of them. They happen regardless of how well we try to prevent them.Allowing oneself to feel the bad feeling and allowing it to pass through … Continue reading

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Serenity

MAKING time for quiet is essential to one’s well being.  Being with quiet allows one’s mind topause and relax; and thoughts and feelings reign free unemcumbered by the busyness of every day life.  It isn’t always easy to separate from … Continue reading

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Kindness

And how we need it…more than ever.  In a time full of strife, suffering and conflict; being kind with ourselves and others can combat the uncontrollable facets of our lives.  Perhaps a National Kindness Day; March on Washington.  Whenthere is … Continue reading

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Balance

It seems to be the word a lot of people are using these days. What is balance?  Balance is the capacity to hold present anxiety, fears, bad feelings and thoughts with an awareness that we can’t control the next moment, … Continue reading

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Living With Uncertainty

Living with uncertainty causes fear in many people. What will happen tomorrow and the day after? Although uncertainty is a natural part of life and always present for everyone; making changes may be especially hard when the future is simply … Continue reading

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Resilence

Defintion: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness.  Humans can endure a lot.The passage of time coupled with mental and physical strength make us all resilient during stressful times.Holding this challenge is hard at times, making some want to … Continue reading

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Being With What Is!

There are things we don’t want to happen, but we have to accept; things we don’t want to know but we have to learn; and people whom we can’t live without, but we have to let go.

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Avoidance

Avoidance is the hope that with time and unconsciousness the painful unresolved feelings or issue will go away. But, we know, it never does and all too often, avoiding what needs to be addressed makes the problem worse.  Avoidance is fueled … Continue reading

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THE PAUSE BUTTON

To sit with…the anxious moments of life…with uncertainty and not knowing is hard.  We think if we know what’s going to happen…which is I’m possible; or in some control what is going to happen…our lives will be easier. So, we … Continue reading

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Our Bodies

My primary care physician said, “If we don’t take care of our bodies, where will we live?”  Learning how to honor our bodies by taking proper care of nutrition, exercise and rest needs is big aspect of healing in psychotherapy. Sometimesour … Continue reading

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