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Letting Go

You know that moment where you are embarking on new territory in your life?  Where you are stepping away from what has sustained you to begin the adventure of life’s next puzzle piece?  Maybe you’ve experienced this if you’ve had multiple…

It's Your Funeral

Well, I just submitted my first lengthy graduate paper.  I feel pretty excited about it, as it revolved around our life philosophy and how we would incorporate that into our therapeutic practice.  It got me thinking; I wonder what other’s…

Brainiac

I recently watched the PBS documentary, “The Secret’s of the Brain: The Baby’s Brain.”  In this documentary, they highlighted the specifics of the brain’s development, both prenatal and within the first year postnatal.  I was intrigued…

Show Some Compassion

You’ve gone and done it again.  And following your blunder you are hearing that little voice inside telling you how everyone else is better than you, or how you repeatedly can’t seem to get the hang of life, and how unworthy you are of…

Busy Being You

You are likely a very busy person.  It seems most everyone identifies with being a ‘very busy’ person.  For some, being a ‘very busy’ person is a part of their identity; it makes them feel valuable or important.  For others, being…

Fluffy Perspective

I decided to do what I affectionately call a ‘mama groom’ on my dog, Benson, before we headed off to a family gathering.  Typically this includes him getting a bath, a brush, and me taking an electric razor and thinning shears to tidy up…

Sour Remover

How do you pull yourself back from the brink on those days where everything seems to be going downhill and your patience is spent?  On a day where life seems like a comedy of errors and you find you’ve lost your ability to laugh it off.  Your…

Plan A, B, C...

Are you are a preparer or a wing-it type of person?  Have you thought through all of the possible outcomes or options?  Or are you just going to figure it out as it unfolds?  Are you an ‘all your eggs in one basket’ type, or a spread…

Stretch the Rubberband

We all have a line within where we catch ourselves dreaming too big and we call our own bluff.  Where we exclaim internally that we’ve gone too far with our desires and we’ve crossed into the ‘that’s impossible’ territory.  Perhaps…