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Dr. Rick

Consider This: April 19, 2018

Let’s embrace one of life’s realities: Sometimes it feels wonderful and you can’t breathe in enough of it. Sometimes it feels hard, hopeless, depressing, a constant struggle. Most of the time, for most of us, the experience of being human lies ...



I have a friend who, in one quick fell swoop, lost his job, medical benefits and most of his retirement. In his fifties, you can imagine his concerns. Another was sexually abused from the age of 6 through the age of 14. She has never told anyone, ... more

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I’m not Irish. I didn’t wear green on this recent St. Patty’s Day. I completely forgot about green beer at the pubs. Darn it. But I will say this: The Irish have some beautiful blessings, and most were born from sorrow, pain and tough times. more

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As the philosopher Osho puts it, “The moment you accept yourself, you become beautiful.” When you accept your past, your past gets its voice. When you accept your hardships and struggles…your story comes alive. more

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Studies have shown that meditation can change the brain’s structure in just eight weeks. It also increases grey matter in parts of the brain associated with learning. Meditation, while extremely relaxing and centering, is not just for relaxation ... more

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It’s been said that being your true and authentic self is one of the hardest things to do, and takes a person most of their life to fully achieve it. It may be one of the hardest things to do, but it is also one of the most rewarding ways to ... more

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