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Vulnerability and Shame

Brene Brown gave two great talks at TED, one on vulnerability and one on shame.  She talks about vulnerability and our misconception of it as weakness, redefining it as strength, courage, and the birthplace of innovation and creativity.  Shame, she

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Self Care

What does self care really mean?  Getting to the gym, “taking time for yourself,” eating right?  When I talk with people, both therapists and clients, they’re either doing these things or they seem too difficult to make time for.  Recently,

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Mental Floss

In sessions people often find great comfort, soothing, and a sense of grounding in taking even one mindful breath.  A mindful breath simply means that in a stance of “just noticing,” we watch with soft attention and awareness the movement

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Happiness is for everyone

We can fall into a way of thinking about happiness that somehow our own happiness will take away from others, that it is somehow selfish to be happy, or wrong to be happy when others are suffering.  Talking about this

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Everything changes….

Often we resist change, fearful of the unknown, unsure what it will be like if there is something new.  Yet change is everywhere, and touches everything.  This time of year it is easy to see.  Leaves change color and fall

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