Category Archives: Change

Something Finishes and Something Begins

This is my last post at AwenTherapy.Wordpress.com. It has been a lot of fun sharing my thoughts since my first post Facing Our Fears on June 1, 2010. That post talked about opening my private practice and dealing with fear versus … Continue reading

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Alpha Doesn’t Have to Mean Ass…

Over the past few months I’ve been involved in or have been told about several conversations about individuals that are considered to be Alpha’s. These conversations were specifically about alpha males, so I’m going to talk about that specifically. The … Continue reading

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Thought for the week.

For many people the thought of spending time alone is not a pleasant thought. But when  we spend time alone it gives us the opportunity to know ourselves instead of shaping ourselves to the desire of others. Knowing your authentic … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

Learning to do something differently always involves a leap of faith. We can prepare and practice, but at some point we have to try on the change and do things differently. We must trust that even if we don’t do … Continue reading

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The Rush to Change…

I heard an interesting adage the other day. You can’t push the river. It was used in reference to having patience for change. I really appreciated the metaphor for a couple of reasons. First, I love the imagery. Take a moment and … Continue reading

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Thought for the Week…

It is an impossible task. The moment you start trying to please everyone is the moment you set yourself up to fail. And it takes so much energy…it is exhausting. So set a new goal. Work to please yourself and … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Creating Space for Change

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I discuss how wanting change in others requires allowing space for those changes to occur. If you have questions or a topic you’d like to hear us discuss, write us … Continue reading

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