Tag Archives: Therapy is Dandy
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
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
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
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
The Lego model of your brain
This is the entry that I try to finish the week before going on holiday. So to make it somewhat easier I thought I would try to combine psychology and Lego. Here it goes. In the past few weeks, with … Continue reading
The Therapy is Dandy Vulnerability Scale.
Time for something different, and an actual tool to use with all of the latest talk around our own vulnerability. I perused the internet and didn’t find a very exciting scale already out there, so I decided we can make … Continue reading
How is this (other) person feeling right now?
That’s the question that starts us off this time. It is part mindfulness, part emotional intelligence, part je ne sais quoi. It’s the opposite of emotional reactivity. Indeed, when we are being emotionally reactive, that is exactly what is preventing … Continue reading
Mindfulness and Awareness. The Driving the Car analogy
In the past I have admitted I make many warfare analogies in sessions with clients. If you are a client, you know this to be true. I am a product of my environment, what can I say. As we all … Continue reading