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A Stroke in Time

During a summer trip to the mountains I found myself contemplating the river I sat next to. The constant movement and flow over and around rocks and boulders as it winded down the valley. The sound the water generated as it traveled was both soothing and enveloping. A few days prior I visited an alpine......

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Embrace the B.S.- Gift Yourself with a Lasting Change

… If the cynical in you rolls eyes and the desperate in you gets mad because you’re eager for change or even try – I’d like to explain: IT’S ALL B.S. Are you confused? It might be because of your automatic interpretation of what B.S. is. In this case: B.S. (Brain Science). Let’s start from......

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Approaching 2020 with Open Arms and Hearts

Do you ever wonder what you can tangibly do to get ahead for the New Year? As I reflect on 2019, I think back to many moments during the year that included positive growth, hardship, connection, and loss. I started a life changing internship (Thank you PCS!), while continuing to take classes and work on......

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Art Therapy for the Anxious Adolescent

“Art is restoration: the idea is to repair the damages that are inflicted in life, to make something that is fragmented – which is what fear and anxiety do to a person – into something whole.” – Louise Bourgeois Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress. However, anxiety can become overwhelming to the point of......

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We Are Infinite

Let us be brave. Let us feel so deeply that we are afraid of what we will discover. We are not finite. We are tied to the idea that who we are is connected to what we do. We believe our worth is rooted in the perception of others; that our life narrative is prewritten......

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Siblings of Children with Health Issues

When our children are struggling, or in pain, we scramble for answers, support, interventions — whatever we need to do to get them help, even more frantically when they are fighting for their lives. As adults, with all of our internal and external resources, it is still exhausting, desperate, and heart wrenching. It becomes easy......

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Everyone Struggles in Relationships. Why?

Everyone struggles in relationships

Everyone struggles in relationships, especially with their intimate partners. Some people struggle a great deal and can see patterns showing up over and over again in relationship after relationship. Why is this? What makes relationships so difficult and why do we see the same challenges showing up over and over? Recent research has looked at......

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