Dr. Rick Pimental-Habib Ph.D

“The goal of life is to make your heartbeat match the beat of the universe, to match your nature with Nature.” — Joseph Campbell more »

Aug 7, 2014 12:00 AM Consider This

"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

“To make a difference in someone’s life you don’t have to be brilliant, rich, beautiful or perfect. You just have to care.” —Mandy Hale more »

Aug 17, 2016 1:05 PM Consider This

“If fear didn’t exist, I’d run up to you, kiss you and tell you that I love you.” more »

Aug 3, 2016 11:40 AM Consider This

Imagine spending a terrific Saturday with one of your best pals. Maybe you’re checking out a few galleries or downtown shops. Strolling, enjoying the weather, talking to complete strangers. You stop for lunch at a favorite restaurant and ... more »

Aug 3, 2016 11:28 AM Shrink Rap

“I tried to be normal once. Worst two minutes of my life.” “Weird is a side-effect of awesome.” more »

Jul 28, 2016 10:28 AM Consider This

“Dear Universe: I am ready to tap into all the abundance that you have for me. I am placing my order, surrendering and ready to live into the sweetness of my life.” more »

Jul 20, 2016 1:02 PM Consider This

“Be mindful of your self-talk. It’s a conversation with the universe.” — David James Lees more »

Jul 13, 2016 10:07 AM Consider This

“No matter how many mistakes you make or how slow your progress, you’re still way ahead of everyone who isn’t trying.” — Tony Robbins more »

Jul 6, 2016 11:39 AM Consider This

You know that “A-ha” feeling you get when certain experiences arise exactly when you are ready for them? Seems like they show up just so you can learn whatever you need to learn, at just the right moment. If you’re paying attention and listening ... more »

Jul 6, 2016 11:39 AM Shrink Rap

“I choose to live by choice, not by chance; to make changes, not excuses; to be motivated, not manipulated; to be useful, not used; I choose self-esteem, not self-pity. I choose to listen to my inner voice, not the random opinions of others.” more »

Jun 29, 2016 11:11 AM Consider This

“Just be yourself. Let people see the real, imperfect, flawed, quirky, weird, beautiful, magical person you are.” —Mandy Hale more »

Jun 22, 2016 11:49 AM Consider This

“Everything in your life is a reflection of a choice you have made. If you want a different result, make different choices.” more »

Jun 8, 2016 12:35 PM Consider This

“If you don’t love yourself, you’ll always be chasing after people who don’t love you either.” —Mandy Hale more »

Jun 1, 2016 11:59 AM Consider This

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. more »

Jun 1, 2016 11:59 AM Shrink Rap

“Saying yes to happiness means learning to say no to things and people that stress you out.” — author unknown more »

May 25, 2016 2:17 PM Consider This

“Get outta here, go on, git!” —from Greater Tuna more »

May 11, 2016 2:27 PM Consider This

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

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people just exist.” — Oscar Wilde more »

Apr 27, 2016 3:01 PM Consider This

“Surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you.” — Author Unknown more »

Apr 20, 2016 12:03 PM Consider This

“Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you … not because they are nice, but because you are.” — Author Unknown more »

Apr 13, 2016 2:02 PM Consider This

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