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New Years Goals – 2019

New Years Goals – 2019

Happy New Year! Coming up with resolutions for the new year has become sort of a tradition, but are you creating good resolutions that will benefit your mind, body, and spirit? Negative resolutions such as “I want to lose 20 pounds,” “I want to be in a relationship,”...

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Using Our Senses in 2019

Using Our Senses in 2019

The Book of Self-Care by Mary Beth Jansen bills itself as a compendium of “remedies for healing mind, body and soul.” In her last chapter, “come back to your senses,” she discusses how you can utilize your five senses in your daily life to improve your overall...

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Let there be joy!

Let there be joy!

Think about your holiday experience, if you will. Do you notice the bright colors, ringing bells, cheerful chatter and uplifting music? OR do you feel harried from place to place, unable to keep up with too much work and holiday preparations, that you are spending...

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Healing from a Loss

Healing from a Loss

We feel grief from losing something that is important to us; it can be a job, a friend, a marriage, a family member or an animal. Watching someone we love die, person or animal, is obscenely cruel, yet somehow miraculous, simultaneously.  The pain we feel is intense...

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Hitting the Sweet Spot with Hypnosis

Hitting the Sweet Spot with Hypnosis

Attention all golfers, did you know you all have access to a unique, awesome ability that will improve your game tremendously? What is this potentially untapped power, you ask? It’s simple. It’s the power of your own mind, more specifically your subconscious mind. And...

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The Unexamined Life

The Unexamined Life

"The unexamined life is not worth living." I've always been intrigued by this statement from Socrates. The moment it first touched my ears, it had the sweet, clear ring of truth to it. Perhaps it's the reason I became a therapist. I routinely examine my life and...

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