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Spending time with you

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Spare time is highly coveted by many adults who have regular jobs. We dream of vacations to beautiful places, or engaging in our favorite hobbies, or just relaxing and watching television is enough to satisfy some. For others, however, spare time brings up all the negative thoughts and feelings that they distract themselves from during […]

“Tough it out” — Do We Always Need to be “Strong”?

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We often have a spirit of independence in our country, and of rugged individualism that says we should be able to face all over life challenges by ourselves. However sometimes we face things that are bigger than us and that others’ assistance. How many times have you heard someone tell old boy who’s crying, “boys don’t […]

Helping Professionals Need Help, Too!

Have you ever wondered how your physician stays healthy, or how your psychotherapist maintains equanimity in the face of stress? We often take for granted that our health care providers maintain wellness in some mysteriously superior way, thus enabling them to take care of us. However, we are all human beings, and we all need […]

Procrastination as an attachment

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Many people need help with putting off what they know they need to do, but can’t seem to bring themselves to do until it’s almost too late. Some people take it as far as paying late fees, penalties, and missing opportunities that would have been available had they acted promptly in the first place. So […]