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Dr. Rick Pimental-Habib Ph.D

"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

“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

From Mom #1: “If my kid ever comes out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender I’m going to kick them out of the house…for a few hours while I organize a coming out party!” From a son: “I came out to my mom today and she said, ‘It’s about damn ... more

Jun 21, 2017 11:10 AM Consider This

“You seriously have no idea what people are dealing with in their personal life so just be nice. It’s that simple.” more

Jun 14, 2017 12:05 PM Consider This

“I think it is very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” — Oscar Wilde more

Jun 7, 2017 11:32 AM Consider This

“If all you did was look for things to appreciate you would live a joyous, spectacular life.” — Abraham-Hicks more

May 31, 2017 10:39 AM Consider This

I wish to share with you a story about a former patient of mine whom I worked with many years ago in Los Angeles. Let’s call her “Janine”. Throughout Janine’s childhood she received some very powerful, toxic, esteem-damaging messages, especially ... more

May 31, 2017 10:39 AM Shrink Rap

“See the light in others and treat them as if that’s all you see.” — Dr. Wayne Dyer more

May 24, 2017 11:13 AM Consider This

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

May 17, 2017 11:41 AM Consider This

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

May 10, 2017 12:04 PM Consider This

Extreme stress is a part of life, as we all can relate to having moments where everything just feels like too much. Or we feel alone with our burdens. We may suffer a health crisis, financial crisis, or a crisis of faith. Maybe it’s a ... more

May 3, 2017 11:51 AM Shrink Rap

“Anything that costs you your peace is too expensive.” — unknown more

May 3, 2017 11:51 AM Consider This

“Sometimes it takes only one clear voice in a sea of loud chatter to rise above the chaos and shift the planet back to center.” — unknown more

Apr 26, 2017 11:56 AM Consider This

“Clutter is not just physical stuff. It’s old ideas, toxic relationships and bad habits. Clutter is anything that does not support your better self.” — Eleanor Brown more

Apr 19, 2017 1:29 PM Consider This

“Compassion can be put into practice if one recognizes the fact that every human being is a member of the human family, regardless of differences in religion, culture, color and creed. Deep down there is no difference.” — The Dalai Lama more

Apr 12, 2017 12:22 PM Consider This

My best friend is dying. I refer to my best friend of the furry, four-legged variety. For the past decade, regular Shrink-Rappers have known Betty Lou, my 14-year old loving companion who has filled my household with happiness, belly laughs, and ... more

Apr 5, 2017 12:21 PM Shrink Rap

“May we look toward the wisdom of those around us, young and old, bask in their spirit and follow in the steps they’ve left behind.” —anonymous more

Apr 5, 2017 12:21 PM Consider This

“One day it just clicks. You realize what’s important and what isn’t. You learn to care less about what other people think of you and more about what you think of yourself. You realize how far you’ve come and you remember when you thought things ... more

Mar 29, 2017 4:25 PM Consider This

“The one thing that you have that nobody else has is you. Your voice, your mind, your story, your vision. So write and draw and build and dance and live only as you can.” —author unknown more

Mar 22, 2017 11:31 AM Consider This

“See the light in others and treat them as if that’s all you see.” — Dr. Wayne Dyer more

Mar 15, 2017 11:12 AM Consider This

“The cells in your body react to everything your mind says. Negativity brings your immune system down.” more

Mar 8, 2017 11:46 AM Consider This

“The sign of a beautiful person is that they always see beauty in others.” more

Mar 1, 2017 11:16 AM Consider This

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