You Are Allowed To Feel

“You are allowed to feel! You are allowed!” I was “giving permission” to Betty, a client who was attempting to allow herself to be angry for the first time.  She closed her eyes tight, tried to breathe, and stay with […]

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Four Ways Creativity Helps The Brain

Creativity helps you. What creativity do you participate in? More than anything else, the one thing that helped me come out of my dark place was getting my mind engaged in projects to take my mind-space away from anxiety and […]

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Are high expectations good or bad?

Are high expectations killing you? We expect to stay in the same size clothes. Or finally fit into smaller ones. We expect to write beautifully. We expect to set goals and follow through on them. Keep our house neat. Cook […]

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Why is it so hard to heal?

Are you finding it hard to heal? This is the big question. Sometimes trying to feel better is like swimming against a very strong current that wants to drag you the other way. Why is it so hard to heal? […]

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