Tag Archives: Connection

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 – 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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Tip of the Week – Eye Contact

The importance of eye contact in connection with others is nothing new. Recent research also found that both children and adults that avoid or are denied eye contact are more likely to suffer from “depression and feelings of isolation as well … 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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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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Two Therapists Talking: Men and Vulnerability

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

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