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More Ways to Manage Racing Thoughts

More Ways to Manage Racing Thoughts

Yesterday, I shared some suggestions from Sarahjoy Marsh’s book Hunger, Hope & Healing for decelerating racing thoughts and calming our minds and bodies. Because racing thoughts can steal our enjoyment. They can...
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Treat Me Like the Scum I Am

Treat Me Like the Scum I Am

Wondering if, to the degree that we have self-esteem issues, we unconsciously ‘invite’ others to treat us accordingly. For example, if you don’t like or trust yourself, you may be...
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Should Our Children Listen to Us?

Should Our Children Listen to Us?

“Clean your room.” “Finish your broccoli.” “Brush your teeth.” … the never-ending things we tell our children to do. Will our child wither away if they don’t finish their carrots?...
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Trauma Recovery is an Oxymoron

Trauma Recovery is an Oxymoron

Definitions and labels are important when you are in pain and trying to figure what to do about it. An important step in my journey of trauma integration was to...
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Neuroticism: An Anxious and Creative Mind

Neuroticism: An Anxious and Creative Mind

“Neurotic” is another psychiatric term that has been adapted into everyday-language. When you think of someone as neurotic, they’re typically nervous, anxious, high-strung. Maybe they have attention problems or can...
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Art And ADHD, Chicken Or Egg?

Art And ADHD, Chicken Or Egg?

Don't misunderstand me, I'm not saying that people without ADHD cannot be artistic, nor am I saying that people with ADHD are always artistic. I'm simply saying that in my...
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15 Items or Less

15 Items or Less

I was at the grocery store yesterday with a bag of peaches and a pineapple. I went to check out in the 15 items or less line and right before...
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Stressed Kids Need Sleep

Stressed Kids Need Sleep

A return to school means a different environment, making and seeing new and old friends, and beginning a fresh routine. Activities that while normal, are associated with considerable stress for […]
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