Tuesday, June 19, 2018
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Resilience

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Some days are just hard! We face mountains that seem to grow and pastures that although appear green, seem to last forever and are not filled with the essentials we need. It is hard to push through in such circumstances and to do so while remaining gro...

Importance of Loving Ourselves

  “And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as [you do] yourself.” Leviticus 19:18, AMPC   Today this verse hit me hard. I have read and studied it before now, but in the past, I focused on the portion that talked ...

Mind-Body Connections for Increasing Creative Confidence and Flow

When was the last time you felt self-assured and excited about a current project or idea and were able to immerse yourself in the process with your full attention? “Flow” is often defined as the mental state of being completely present an...

Mind-Body Connections for Increasing Creative Confidence and Flow

When was the last time you felt self-assured and excited about a current project or idea and were able to immerse yourself in the process with your full attention? “Flow” is often defined as the mental state of being completely present an...

Drugs are not the only answer for mental illness

The Importance of Spiritual Support and Understanding for True Mental Health Life in America is spiraling out of control. From the unremitting stories of wars, terrorism, and suffering, to the ongoing threat of worldwide economic collapse and the clash of cultural ideologies at home, we are experiencing unprecedented levels...

Getting Rid Of Ego

Many spiritual traditions advocate to become selfless. We are not supposed to think selfishly, be reckless, ungrateful but instead love thy neighbor like yourself.   So many of us engage in self defeating behaviors. We put our own interests last...

The Neurolinguistic Communication of a Narcissist

Everyone on this side of the water is well aware of the current presidential race in the United States. I’m pretty sure countries outside of the U.S. have an ear to the wall as well. Before I dig in, I must extend the caveat that I personally hav...

Reflection vs. Distortion

“In photography, a mirror reflects light to frame a shot. Too much exposure or imbalance, creates a blur. Sometimes, you just need to quickly snap/reflect and move on. Images can easily be distorted.” AW The above quote was given to me thi...

Is it Just Stress, or is it Burn Out?

You wonder, “Is there a difference between the two?” When you are under stress, you can have temporary feelings of fatigue, anxiousness, moodiness and restlessness. These feelings can subside if the situation causing you stress is removed. But if these feelings hang around day after day without...

How to Break Up with a Narcissist

(Adapted from Dr. Judith Orloff’s new book “Emotional Freedom: Liberate Yourself From Negative Emotions and Transform Your Life” (Three Rivers Press, 2011) by Judith Orloff MD) In my psychiatric practice I've seen how hard it is for my patients to break up with a partner who’s a...

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