Monthly Archives: April 2014

Tip of the Week – Talking Out Loud

It turns out that talking out loud to yourself may not mean you are crazy! Research from Lund University in Sweden suggests that not only are our thoughts not always clear in our minds before we speak them but that saying … Continue reading

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It Is There If You Look…

Monday was a gray, rainy, cool day here. For most of us that translates to gloomy. After a long, cold winter we miss the sunshine. These gloomy days can really affect our attitude and it can make it harder to see … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

It can be easy to judge others quickly based on what we first see. We forget that we are all complex and multi-faceted. While people may behave in ways we don’t like, it doesn’t mean that is all there is to … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Would You Have an Open Relationship? – Zhana Vrangalova, Ph.D. Spank You Very Much – William Saletan How to Flirt – Backed by Scientific Research – Eric Barker Researchers Find Boosting Depression-Causing Mechanisms in … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Holding on to Change

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about holding on to change when our environment tries to pull us back into repeating old patterns. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Negative Emotions

Research out of Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology has found a simple yet effective way to move away from the difficult feelings of negative emotions when remembering a sad or embarrassing memory. When we remember those events we tend … Continue reading

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Try More Invitations…

There is a story I hear all too often. It is how some people try to get what they want from other people. It can be partners, parents and children, co-workers or friends. It doesn’t matter. What they do is … Continue reading

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