Category Archives: Emotions

Two Therapists Talking: Logic vs Emotion

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about the confusion that can occur when one personal approaches something from an emotional perspective and the other from a logical perspective. If you have questions or a … 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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What They Won’t Do For Me…

So many people come to see me and are frustrated that their partner isn’t giving them something that is being asked for over and over. I’m not talking about physical objects. I’m talking about certain behaviors and actions. They don’t … Continue reading

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Understanding vs. Agreeing With

A lot of my work is centered around alternative sexuality. That means, among other things, kinky sex…like the stuff from Fifty Shades of Grey. (Note: I use that example because of its popularity. I am very much not a fan … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Exercise or Fun?

Some people love exercise and others hate it. Recent research was focused on understanding anecdotal evidence that many people don’t lose weight as quickly as expected when they start exercising. It turns out that our attitude about the activities we … Continue reading

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What Others Had To Say This Week

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Kinky Madison Documentary – Judy Sherburn Fear of Failure – Tina Gilbertson, LPC Sex After 50 is a Blast – Joan Price Let’s Not Pretend to Be Who We Aren’t – Lily White … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week – Creativity at Home Makes You Better at Work

Creativity and expression has long been known to be useful as a stress reliever. New research shows that exercising creativity outside of work helps improve performance on the job. The study didn’t answer the question why but one hypothesis is … Continue reading

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