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personal growth

WORKING WITH YOUR INTUITION: 10 ways to develop it and 6 things that can kill it

WORKING WITH YOUR INTUITION: 10 ways to develop it and 6 things that can kill it

The following article has been excerpted from Start Where You Are, a guidebook to overcoming procrastination, perfectionism and other...
November 23, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

poetry

ACCEPTANCE OF NEGATIVITY: Welcoming both positive and negative thoughts as part of the self

ACCEPTANCE OF NEGATIVITY: Welcoming both positive and negative thoughts as part of the self

Acceptance of Negativity 1. Look at me, I’m positively positive. I’m a positive thinker. I do positive thinking. It is a positive...
November 11, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

book reviews

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace [book review]

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace [book review]

EVEN WHEN TRAPPED BEHIND CLOUDS: A memoir of quiet grace Patty Somlo [WiDo Publishing, 234 pages] Before I opened up Even When Trapped...
August 16, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

personal growth

DEPRESSION & SUICIDE: Being mindful and accepting of the pain of the dark days

DEPRESSION & SUICIDE: Being mindful and accepting of the pain of the dark days

Part of mindfulness practice is to have a nonjudgmental acceptance of how things are, right now, in this very moment. Seems simple...
August 15, 2016 × 1 comment

personal growth

MAKING A LIFE: A mid-life recovery from anxiety and depression

MAKING A LIFE: A mid-life recovery from anxiety and depression

I decided to try some short-term therapy when I realized I was close to considering suicide. Six years later, I was done. Or so I...
August 8, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

psychology

DEPRESSION: An eviction notice for my lifelong roommate

DEPRESSION: An eviction notice for my lifelong roommate

A mere three months ago we experienced one of the most traumatic days of my life. It is a day I do not care to relive, a day preceded...
June 15, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

communication

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

IT’S OK: A stranger is a friend we haven’t yet met

“She’s suffering from depression,” my mother tells me carefully. We’re sitting across from each other and she’s brewing the...
April 27, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

book reviews

OUR EMOTIONAL FOOTPRINT: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives (book review)

OUR EMOTIONAL FOOTPRINT: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives (book review)

Our Emotional Footprint: Ordinary People and Their Extra-ordinary Lives Saul Levine MD [iUniverse, 246 pages] This book surprised me....
February 20, 2016 × Comments are Disabled

non-fiction

A TRIP TO REMEMBER: Knee-deep in New York sludge on the most romantic day of the year

A TRIP TO REMEMBER: Knee-deep in New York sludge on the most romantic day of the year

Getting myself out the door In February of 2003, I boarded a train in Lawrence, Kansas that was headed for New York City. I’d never...
February 14, 2016 × 6 comments

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