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March 14, 2016

Starting Today

What do you think about this quote? It’s often hard to move on following tragedy. We should strive to move forward by working through the trauma or tragedy. After all, it’s been said that feelings buried alive never die. It’s possible to get stuck both emotionally and/or psychologically within the effects of trauma if it’s…

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February 11, 2016

Aim for the Moon

  What do you think about the above statement? Should we aim for the moon? Many people have set very muted goals for themselves in an attempt to avoid disappointment. This is an understandable (usually unconscious) strategy and defense mechanism. To aim is defined as  “1. to position or direct (a firearm, ball, arrow, rocket, etc.) sothat,…

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February 7, 2016

Choose Courage

Choose Courage   Choose Courage – Do you believe this? For the most part, I think it’s true. Courage is defined as 1. “the ability to do something that frightens one. ‘she called on all her courage to face the ordeal’ 2.  Strength in the face of pain or grief ‘he fought his illness with…

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February 4, 2016

Personal Responsibility; Your Own Creation

What do you think about this quote? It’s not exactly easy to apply to ourselves which is natural since personal responsibility is rarely ever easy. What if I told you that every decision you’ve ever made has landed you exactly where you are right now? The more personal responsibility we are willing to assume, the…

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February 3, 2016

The Wrong People

The Wrong People   The Wrong People – I love this quote by Dr. Henry Cloud. As the author of the Boundaries series, he has a firm grasp on how to set and maintain healthy boundaries with others and oneself. Give yourself permission to protect yourself from the harmful behavior of others and ultimately unsafe…

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February 2, 2016

Do I Have Panic Disorder?

Do I Have Panic Disorder (PD)? Do I Have Panic Disorder?  R-eposted with permission from NIMH Panic Disorder: When Fear Overwhelms Do you sometimes have sudden attacks of fear that last for several minutes? Ever feel like you are having a heart attack or can’t breathe? Have these attacks occurred at unpredictable times causing you…

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February 1, 2016

Important Truths

  Important Truths Important Truths: #goals #comfort #justdoit #mft #lmft #lcsw #lsw #socialwork Looking for more on mental health and social work topics, then visit Continuing Education for Social Workers Want more information on Henry Cloud, then click here. Here are some more memorable quotes of Henry Cloud that reveal important truths: “Those who doe…

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January 30, 2016

How To Light The Fire When You’re Burned Out

How To Light The Fire When You’re Burned Out How To Light The Fire When You’re Burned Out: What do you think about the Forbes article on being burned out? “I was speaking with a portfolio manager at a large investment firm and something seemed amiss. As a psychologist who works with professionals in the…

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January 30, 2016

Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned Lessons Learned: #learning #learn #lessonlearned #lmft #mft #lcsw #lpcc #lpc #lcsw #lsw #lisw #socialwork #failure Want to learn more lessons from failure, then click here. Here are some other quotes on failure: “Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be.”  John Wooden “Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” Jack…

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January 29, 2016

Put the cellphone away! Fragmented baby care can affect brain development

Put the cellphone away! Fragmented baby care can affect brain development Put the cellphone away! Fragmented baby care can affect brain development. -What do you think of this article published by UC Irvine? UCI study shows maternal infant-rearing link to adolescent depression UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – IRVINE “Irvine, Calif., Jan. 5, 2016 — Mothers, put…

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