Your Most Valuable Asset

Your Most Valuable Asset

Linda: Now that we’ve gotten your attention, let me just assure you that it’s not your bank account. But then you probably already knew that. If you’re like most people you’ve probably received more information and opinions about the international financial meltdown than you ever wanted to have.

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Really Getting Real! Part 2

Really Getting Real! Part 2

Linda: What follows is an example of what such a self- characterization can sound like when it is delivered at the beginning of a relationship with the intention of setting a context of honesty,

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You’ve Got the Magic Touch

You’ve Got the Magic Touch

Linda: If you’re a hard core NPR listener like I am, you may have heard the Morning Edition show with Michelle Trudeau talking about the health-promoting properties of touch.

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Out of the Ashes

Out of the Ashes

Charlie: After working out and doing a few errands, I came home and realized that I had left my jacket in the locker room of the gym.

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Playing Out Our Childhood Role

Playing Out Our Childhood Role

 “If we are to understand the underlying issues in our marriage, we need a working knowledge of the dramatic structure of the family we each grew up in particularly the roles we assumed and how we came to occupy them.”

–Augustus Napier in The Fragile Bond

The roles that Dr.

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