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Following Grief with Deep Comfort

Following Grief with Deep Comfort

Self-care has become a popular concept for maintaining a general sense of fulfillment and well being on a day-to-day basis. But sometimes in life, we are faced with circumstances outside...
Moving Forward

Moving Forward

Remember when you were a student in school and you were required to write something, an essay or a speech or something of that nature? Remember how the assignment description would often contain a minimum number of words?...
5 Reasons Why People Stay Silent About Being Abused

5 Reasons Why People Stay Silent About Being Abused

“There are far too many silent sufferers. Not because they don’t yearn to reach out, but because they’ve tried and found no one who cares.” — Richelle E....
Today I Love Taking Care Of Things

Today I Love Taking Care Of Things

Today I love taking care of things and checking them off the list. I love that I know well enough how that old list will always be there and things get added to it,...
The Importance of Parenting with an ADHD Lens

The Importance of Parenting with an ADHD Lens

ADHD is a complex neuro-developmental condition that often requires lifelong treatment and management. When your child receives an ADHD diagnosis, it’s a game-changer. Conventional parenting tactics, strategies, and wisdom often no longer apply....
Making Big and Small Dreams Come True

Making Big and Small Dreams Come True

Whether you’re dreaming up a big endeavor—writing a novel, moving to a new city—or a seemingly small project—reading more each month, making your bedroom into a sanctuary—it can easily feel overwhelming or downright impossible....

How Isolation Hurts Your Bipolar Disorder

Being beautifully bipolar sometimes feels like our illness is something that we live with alone. We feel like no one gets us. Somehow bipolar disorder found us and how it is unfair....
Hi Mom: An Open Letter to my Mother

Hi Mom: An Open Letter to my Mother

Hi Mom, How are you? Did you get the Frangos? Little blast from the past, eh! I know you always liked them. Enjoy or as I always say in Julia Child’s honking voice when I serve Michael
Your Very Own Monster-In-A-Box

Your Very Own Monster-In-A-Box

Therapists come up with all sorts of terminology to name this and that – we work with the same problems and ideas repeatedly, and need images and language to describe human experience....
How Do You Come To Terms With Traumatic Bereavement?

How Do You Come To Terms With Traumatic Bereavement?

The anniversary of a traumatic bereavement comes around again.  Another year has passed since you lost your beloved.  The grief is still there but it is a year older. Is it easier now? ...
Why Don’t Behavior Kids Understand How Exhausting They Are?

Why Don’t Behavior Kids Understand How Exhausting They Are?

For the sake of clarification, I don’t generally go around identifying children by their abilities or inabilities. When I say “behavior kids” here, I say it for the purpose of drawing in a group of people who will relate to the feeling of exhaustion....

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