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This Month, Reimagine Death

A fundamental skill in therapy sessions is to assist clients in sleuthing out the source of  long-held “should’s” and “suppose to’s” ~ especially the ones that aren’t working very well anymore for the demands and desires of their lives...
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Suicide And Marriage Often Have A Secret Link

Suicide and marriage often have a secret link. In a study of twenty-thousand respondents, behavioral economists learned that an intimate partnership is the #1 leading factor to happiness. Not our vocations. Not our children. Second to partnership is Spirituality, and how you see...
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Contributing to Fatherly.Com, Things Happily Married Couples Do

Last month, book author Jeremy Brown and I chatted about an article he was writing, Eight Things Happily Married Couples Do For One Another Without Being Asked After interviewing a variety of experts, Brown concludes: It’s not the grand gestures but the little things that...
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How Serious Is Your Mind Body Connection

How serious is your mind-body connection? Step back for a moment, and it’s no surprise how much our thoughts impact our physical health. For instance, if you think your partner is cheating on you, you’re going to be stressed out, to say the least. . But, what if...
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Shot Down & Shut Down. Why We Feel Disconnected in Relationships.

We easily sense when we feel disconnected in our relationships. But it’s less obvious to decipher why. For that matter, when we say “disconnected,” we usually mean we crave belongingness and security. We want to feel lovable and capable. Significant to someone....
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Auld Lang Syne. A Single Poem Atop My Desk.

A single poem sits atop my desk.  Since long before becoming a licensed psychotherapist or a postgraduate-trained couples counselor, I’ve had it there. And while I read it often, in this pressure filled world, it’s still hard to live by. So for all the days past and...
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Depression & Anger: Knowing What You Really Want In Life

What do you really want in life? Many of us stopped imagining or trying long ago. Instead, depression set in. Or has it been anger? After all, depression is sometimes the result of repressed anger, and anger is a major clue to one’s needs and wants. I know, why didn’t...
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Get Comfortable With The Uncomfortable. A Reason By Chödrön

Get comfortable with the uncomfortable, because it is the key to realizing happiness. The popular writer Pema Chödrön, who was born Dierdre Brown in New Jersey (but, hey, that’s another story) put it this way: “. . .the pain that you’re resisting cuts you off from...
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