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Mood Swings & Mother Nature

Mood Swings & Mother Nature

Tomorrow the kids and I are headed out to the lake for five fun-filled nights and six lazy summer days. Other than spending time with my siblings and their families, the...
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5 Things Your Therapist Won’t Tell You

5 Things Your Therapist Won’t Tell You

The therapist-client relationship is unique. Therapists are prohibited from sharing their personal information with clients due to a strict code of ethics. But as a therapist, I can’t help but...
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Bipolar II is Not Diet Bipolar

Bipolar II is Not Diet Bipolar

The history of bipolar disorder is a long one. It goes back to at least the first century AD when Aretaeus of Cappadocia described the behavior of patients with quips...
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The Birds of Pandemonium

The Birds of Pandemonium

I am just finishing up the most fabulous new book called “The Birds of Pandemonium.” Written by the founder of Pandemonium Aviaries, Michele Raffin, this book has shown me my...
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#158 Emotions: Friend or Enemy?

#158 Emotions: Friend or Enemy?

Alex Motrenko via Compfight We have been talking about the movie Inside Out and the wonderful psychological insights it provides us. The human mind is the most complicated phenomenon on...
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Best of Our Blogs: July 28, 2015

Best of Our Blogs: July 28, 2015

I teach stress management workshops, but that doesn’t mean I don’t get stressed. In fact, by nature I’m a highly sensitive person so my tendency is to get overwhelmed quite...
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The Art of Self Acceptance

The Art of Self Acceptance

        Feeling Good in Your Own Skin Sometimes one of the biggest challenges during times of recovery includes learning to feel good about oneself. If your life...
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Reinvent Yourself In Hollywood – Part 4

Reinvent Yourself In Hollywood – Part 4

Reinventing yourself can be overwhelming no matter what field you’re working in.  Hollywood careers are no different.  As with any major life challenge, it always feels more manageable to break the...
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Starting Over

Starting Over

I am 34. Thirty four and starting all over. Sometimes that is shitty. Sometimes that is exciting. Sometimes I am unlucky. Sometimes I am blessed. Just depends on when you...
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