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With the kick-off of summer comes opportunity for lots of fun. Outdoor art exhibits, athletic events, races on the water, theatre in the park, free concerts, Riverbend, gay pride festivals, food and drink festivals, and much more.

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I was in the grocery store the other afternoon, chatting with the check-out gal and the elderly man who bags the groceries. He’s always struck me as the grandfatherly type who’d tell his grandkids interesting stories ... more »

May 4, 2016 12:31 PM Shrink Rap

One of my favorite self-care images—it’s a reminder, really—is a physiology lesson taught to medical students during their early training: The first task of the heart is to pump blood to itself. When I give talks to care providers ... more »

Apr 6, 2016 11:56 AM Shrink Rap

Ahh, warmer weather. What a great time of year to clear out the old, and find new purpose for the space that’s created. There’s newness just around the corner, waiting for an opening so it can step in and start to bloom, start to live. more »

Mar 2, 2016 9:43 AM Shrink Rap

I’ve been wondering if you’ve ever shared my recent experience. Over the past few years—and last year especially—my support system seems to have left the building. There’s been an exodus from Chattanooga of some of my ... more »

Feb 3, 2016 10:59 AM Shrink Rap 1 Comments

Those of you who are regular Shrink Rappers know that this is the time of year when we look at setting goals for the year ahead, exploring the power of intentions (over resolutions), and discovering ways to begin (or continue) ... more »

Jan 6, 2016 12:32 PM Shrink Rap 2 Comments

If you are someone who loves spending intimate, quality holiday time with your family, sitting around the Thanksgiving table or Christmas tree with siblings, in-laws, aunts, uncles and assorted others, raise your drumstick high! more »

Dec 2, 2015 1:48 PM Shrink Rap

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