Category Archives: Mental health therapy

Everyone likes Stages

Hello Internet People, I hope the weather where ever you are is bursting forth with life and is very Spring-like. Portland feels delightful today. So of course I decide to go back inside and finish a post I have been … Continue reading

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Articles for your consideration. February 2018

Hello, Here are a couple articles I think are thought provoking and have nothing to do with each other. Unless you want to argue how our government is failing at being a representative democracy–shocking suggestion, right? First up is a … Continue reading

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Articles to read and consider. January 2018

Hello. I used to repost articles I would find or were shown by others on the Facebook page. Now, I want to do that here. It keeps me posting more often, and hypothetically gives me something to consider for the … Continue reading

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End of 2017

Hey stranger, it’s me. Thank you for still reading. I know it has been way too long. I will explain. Let’s talk about social media first. I am going to be shutting down the Facebook page for my website today. … Continue reading

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Shame and Patience

Picking right up with the last post on the Shame Sandwich, I just wanted to leave a brief note about shame and patience. I have been thinking about patience a lot and noticing our collective lack of patience pretty much … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Shame Sandwich

I agree with you, that is a terrible name for a post. But it makes great snarky sense if you recall that way back in 2013 I wrote the original post, The Shame Sandwich. This time we will be revisiting … Continue reading

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2017 The year we didn’t really want.

Back in the blog seat after a very long holiday season. I hope you all are feeling warm and cozy. 2017 seems to be the year that is starting off in a way that can’t help but have a profound … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Be kind to those you meet. And that starts with being kind to yourself first. Take care. We have lots more to talk about in 2017.

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Self Compassion in the Age of Terror Sharing

2016 is really turning out to be a year we all wish we could forget, isn’t it? I know I am still trying to figure out how to grieve for the passing of David Bowie and the hits keep coming. … Continue reading

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Fragile is the new moist.

I get asked from time to time what does my weird, professional world view of people make me think about, I don’t know, the variety and differences in human suffering. Fair question to a counselor, I suppose. So the word … Continue reading

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