Time Out

Have you ever had the experience of being so focused on what you’re doing and then hit a wall with making progress?  Maybe you tell yourself something like “I’m not getting out of this chair until I finish __________ (task)” or “I can’t go to sleep until the _________ (activity) is done”.  And then, someone gently suggests that…

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Hope Springs Eternal

Here in Ohio, the birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, the grass is green and I’m still wearing extra layers and a puffer coat more days than not.  March 20 may have marked the first official day of Spring, but Mother Nature operates on Her own timeline.  Thankfully, She never fails to deliver on promises of restoration and renewal.  …

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Finding Joy

Typically, and not surprisingly, people come to therapy not because they’re feeling lit up with joy, but because they’ve lost it in one or more areas of their lives or hope to discover it for the first time.  In either case, what strikes me most is how much fear clients express about feeling joy (because it might…

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You’re Invited (#8)

This is an invitation to disconnect from all external distractions and reconnect with your most powerful source: YOU.  As I said in last month’s blog, every month throughout 2020 I’m going to post a piece of writing without weaving it into a bigger theme or placing context around it.  Read the selection and pay attention…

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You’re Invited (#7)

This is an invitation to disconnect from all external distractions and reconnect with your most powerful source: YOU.  As I said in last month’s blog, every month throughout 2020 I’m going to post a piece of writing without weaving it into a bigger theme or placing context around it.  Read the selection and pay attention…

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