Coping with the loss of a loved one

A client came in today with sad news. Her husband had passed suddenly from a heart attack. She delivered the news with a stoic expression, no tears. It had happened a week ago, and yet I wondered how she didn’t cry every time she brought it up. This made me begin to think about how […]

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Sunday Pep Talk | Cures For Bad Days

Bad days suck. From the minute you wake up, the energy just feels different. Everyone seems distant. Communication is distorted. I thoroughly dislike bad days, but unfortunately everyone has them from time to time. Maybe more frequently than they’d like. This winter has finally caught up to me. Even though the days are getting longer, […]

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Sunday Pep Talk |Pick Up The Slack When You Can

Happy Sunday! How are you doing? I hope your week has gone well. Mine has been so very busy. I forget what it feels like to have a day off, but I’m also thankful for being busy, because I am spending time with friends and family. One of my keywords for 2019 was balance, so […]

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When Are You Finished With Therapy?

In January 2018, I had just been dumped (seven days after New Years), I was working a job I hated, I was still living at home, and I was so depressed that the only options I saw for my future were to start therapy or suffer a nervous breakdown. I could feel the breakdown looming […]

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Sunday Pep Talk | Winter Blues

As I write this, the weather outside plays at false spring. The sun is shining, the skies are endlessly blue, whipped with an occasional white cloud that moves by quickly and without threat. Earlier it was raining. Tomorrow it will be snowing. The winter months can be depressing. Shorter days and lack of sunlight bring […]

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