Tag Archives: Strength

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 Others Had To say This Week…

Interesting blog posts and news stories from the past week… Subpersonalities-who is driving our bus? – Patrick McCurry The All-or-Nothing Marriage – Eli J. Finkel I’ve Stopped Apologizing For My Body During Sex – Mandy Study reveals surprise about sex lives … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: Seeing Things As Different Instead of Wrong

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk about how it can be useful to see other perspectives as simply different instead of bad or wrong. If you have questions or a topic you’d like … Continue reading

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What’s Good for the Goose…

A friend shared the following article by Emma Gray (via The Huffington Post) titled 23 Things Every Woman Should Stop Doing with me. She loved the article, as do I. Her most interesting comment was that she thought this advice applied to … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

When I work with couples I often ask them if they love each other. With the exception of those that are there for help navigating the end of their relationship, they almost always say yes. That’s the answer I would … Continue reading

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What Doesn’t Kill Us…

Philosopher Friedrich Nietczsche said, “whatever doesn’t kill us makes us stronger.” That isn’t always the most comforting saying when we are going through something difficult. And while it may not always be true, there evidence that facing challenges can improve … Continue reading

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Reasons to Look…

I love when clients share a great metaphor or a unique perspective. I enjoy seeing the different ways that people see and understand the world. That happened the other day in session with a client that I was seeing for … Continue reading

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