Monthly Archives: May 2014

Two Therapists Talking: Michael Sam

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about the reactions to Michael Sam and his partner kissing on national television. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Self Forgiveness

Past research has shown that not forgiving ourselves contributes to depression, anxiety and weakened immunity. New research out of Baylor University suggests that it is easier to forgive yourself if you’ve made amends with others. The idea is that once we’ve addressed … Continue reading

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Time is Going By…Thankfully

I’m not sure that Louis Armstrong wrote his well known song “As Time Goes By” to be prophetic. In fact, the line about a “woman needs man” pretty much tells us he didn’t, but in the aftermath of NFL draftee … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

It is easy to get lost in all of the technological connection we have at our fingertips. Remember the importance of disconnecting from technology and re-connecting with the people in your life. Try it today.  

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… 6 fascinating things you never knew about sexual satisfaction – Anna Puley What is feminist porn? – Pandora Blake Tina Belcher’s Sexual Revolution – Gabrielle Moss Intersex: What is It, … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Gender Identity

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about gender identity. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us at TwoTherapistsTalking@gmail.com.

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Tip of the Week – Try Eating Instead of Voodoo

New research out of The Ohio State University confirms that low blood sugar can cause people to show more aggression towards their partner. In the study, people with low blood sugar were more willing to stick more pins in a voodoo … Continue reading

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A World of Grey – 50 Shades and More…

Our culture loves to think of the world in absolutes. Right or wrong. Yes or no. Good or bad. Unfortunately that mindset can make life much more difficult. The reality is that much of the world we navigate through consists … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

When things are going badly it is easy to not want to believe this. If you find yourself constantly surrounded by drama it is time to ask yourself why. What are you doing to contribute to or attract it?  

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Make Friends with Your Loneliness – Tammy T. Stone How to Be in a Relationships When You’re Single – Kara-Leah Grant The Value of Allowing Conflict – Patrick McCurry 5 … Continue reading

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