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Losing a Furry Friend

“Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened. ” – Anatole France We Americans adore our pets. We see them as treasured members of the family and treat them accordingly (right, Gizmo and Petey?). We name them after … Continue reading

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Walking on Clouds

“A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed…it feels an impulsion…this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and … Continue reading

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Goodbyes Are Not Forever…

Saying goodbye is never easy. Whether it is saying goodbye to a relationship, a loved one, a home, or a job; it can be a difficult and painful process. We often focus on what we are losing or have lost, and feel that … Continue reading

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Bullying

So often lately I have heard adults discussing bullying. What many don’t seem to understand is that although bulling has always been around, it has morphed into something very different from when they were growing up.  I have even heard adults … Continue reading

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Children and Grief

“Grief is not a problem we are trying to fix for a child; it is an experience they are living.” –National Alliance for Grieving Children Helping children who experience the loss of a parent, sibling or other significant person in … Continue reading

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What You Do Next

Did you ever have one of those days where you woke up thinking that everything was just fine, only to have something totally unexpected happen that changed your life forever? Well, it happens to people all the time. It happened … Continue reading

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From Panic to Freedom

“Thinking will not overcome fear, but action will.” –W. Clement Stone Fear. Anxiety. Panic. PTSD. Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Do you ever feel afraid? Do you ever feel uneasy and not know why? Does your mind race and create stories that cause further panic? Have you … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I

As a therapist, it is important for me to encourage my clients to feel better about themselves. I remind them that they all possess the ability to feel powerful, in control and stronger than ever. Yes, my education, training and skills guide … Continue reading

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Eat a Rainbow Daily

Not a day has gone by lately where I haven’t heard at least one person say something like “I need to get back into shape” or “I really need to start eating better.”  Generally this stems from a feeling of … Continue reading

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