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Less Stress, More Peace

The holidays are a perfect time to work on yourself. More specifically: they’re a perfect time to observe the issues you’re in the process of working on.

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Learning to Love Our Emotional Scar Tissue

My new rescue pup, Lily Pad, has knee problems. So we’re addressing this with something called “prolotherapy,” which, unlike invasive surgeries, requires a series of injections that stimulate the body’s ability to create scar tissue. more »

Nov 6, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Kindness That Comes and Goes Around

Studies show that a minimum of three people benefit from random acts of kindness: the person doing the act, the recipient of the act, and anyone witnessing the act. more »

Sep 25, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Loving Yourself First

Last month, I was able to spend some time traveling up north to one of my favorite places: the coast of Maine. Ah, cooler temps, ocean breezes, and gorgeous rocky coasts. more »

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

Question: What’s Your Default Position?

"Using nothing more concrete than the fantasies we create from our own personal history with ‘similar’ people, we default to what’s familiar.” more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

A Self-Esteem Starter Kit

It requires courage. And you must believe that you deserve this. This is about you, not about pleasing others. It’s about your internal universe and feeling better about yourself.” more »

Jul 3, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

The Grateful Heart

"My wish for you this LGBT Pride season is that, whether you are gay or non-gay, you prioritize compassion and understanding over our differences.” more »

Jun 5, 2014 12:00 AM Shrink Rap

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