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Six Qualities of Happy, Healthy Relationships

Spring has sprung. The buds of the early bloomers, like the pears, redbuds, daffodils and assorted others, are kicking into high gear.

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Let Go of What Doesn’t Work, Attract What Does

I have a wonderful colleague in Los Angeles who says, “When you let go of the one unhealthy relationship in your life, you can turn in another direction and greet the 10 healthy ones that have been waiting for you.” more »

Mar 4, 2015 4:31 PM Shrink Rap

Valentine’s Tips for Good Livin’ and Good Lovin’

Happy February, the month that celebrates heart health, African American history, love, and the 12th birthday of one of my wonderpups, Betty Lou. OK, perhaps these are not all necessarily of equal importance. more »

Feb 4, 2015 5:02 PM Shrink Rap

Creating Powerful New Year’s Intentions

In the work I do helping people navigate the challenges of life, I often refer to “personal intersections,” those moments when you come to an intellectual, spiritual, or emotional crossroads, and are faced with making a decision. more »

Dec 31, 2014 4:27 PM Shrink Rap 1 Comments

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. more »

Dec 4, 2014 10:59 AM Shrink Rap

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

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