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Who Do You Love?

Who do you love?  It seems a pretty straight forward question, right?  Perhaps you responded with the name of an individual, or those of your children, or a pet?  Did anyone respond, “Me!”?  Because here’s what I’ve been noticing…

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…

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…

'That Me'

Five years ago, I was between massage clients, sitting in the professional therapist break room at the school I was teaching for, and I was overcome with these flashes of myself.  These flashes were emotions, feelings, visions, and sensations…

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…

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…

The Freedom of Forgiveness

I was thinking the other day about Independence Day, and what it means to actually be independent, or free.  It dawned on me that, in order to be truly free, we have to be willing to forgive.  Forgive wrongdoings done against us, forgive ourselves,…

Investigate the Voice

I was having a conversation this morning, and recognized that there was a bobble in our back and forth, when I got stuck on getting a specific piece of information.  I felt it at the time, but yet still sought to procure what seemed vital but…