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Today I Love Second Place

Today I Love Second Place

Today I love second place and coming in a solid second in both of our playoff curling games. I love that we had a lot of fun on Monday night...
How to Become a Registered Behavior Technician

How to Become a Registered Behavior Technician

How do you become a registered behavior technician, also known as an RBT? This credential was developed by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB). An RBT is a professional who...
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The Fallacy of the Perfect Birth

In our book A Womb of Her Own (Routledge, 2017) author Helena Vissing writes as follows: In the idealization of birth, the negative aspects are split off and understood explicitly...
Acupuncture:  A Game Changer for Me

Acupuncture: A Game Changer for Me

As a chronic pain patient, my pain management specialist suggested I try acupuncture. I resisted for years, mostly because my insurance doesn’t cover any part of it. That objection broke...
Projection

Projection

The dictionary defines Projection as the unconscious transfer of one’s own desires or emotions to another person: We can project our inner struggle onto our partner who may show up to us as a demon who is...
The Test Of Time

The Test Of Time

“The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever.” God.  I am deeply saddened by the extreme violence that is going on throughout...
5 Reasons Autism Rates Are on the Rise

5 Reasons Autism Rates Are on the Rise

It’s not vaccines. Though it’s tempting to let that be the end of the article, I won’t do that. To me, it’s perfectly obvious why autism rates are rising. Let’s...
Loneliness in Seniors

Loneliness in Seniors

It’s no surprise to most of us that loneliness has become an epidemic. In fact, those with mental health issues experience loneliness at an alarming rate. The one group most...
Top Mindsets That Make Us Feel Lonely

Top Mindsets That Make Us Feel Lonely

Have you ever been in a relationship but felt alienated, alone, or forgotten? Ever wonder about how your mindset impacts why you feel lonely? Derrick and Beau are just beginning...
Fear of Flying: Plane Crashes and Reverse Normalization

Fear of Flying: Plane Crashes and Reverse Normalization

The recent Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max accident has created a stir for people who already experience flying anxiety. For people who aren’t afraid of flying, an incident like this tends...
To Others Who Have Experienced Trauma as Children

To Others Who Have Experienced Trauma as Children

Most of us have real anger and suffering living inside us. Perhaps in the past we were oppressed or mistreated, and all that pain is still right there, buried in...
Persuasion and Manipulation

Persuasion and Manipulation

Photos by Adair733, If you want somebody to believe something or do something, there are two legal ways to go about it: persuasion and manipulation. The emotionally healthy way is...
Please Restrain Me

Please Restrain Me

That sounds a little risque, doesn’t it? Well, I’m not trying to be risque, but the truth is that that fits in, in a meta sort of way, with today’s...
Texting and Arguing: Fighting Over Text Messages

Texting and Arguing: Fighting Over Text Messages

How often do you find yourself wondering if you may have simply misunderstood the context or meaning of a text message? Most people are pretty adept at transmitting factual information...

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