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

“People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of the fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar.” —Thich Nhat Hanh more »

Sep 21, 2016 11:59 AM Consider This

“Just because my path is different doesn’t mean I’m lost.” —found on more »

Sep 14, 2016 12:54 PM Consider This

Your partner/spouse/sig other is your sig other. He or she cannot be your lover, mother, father, spiritual leader, teacher, cheerleader and provider. A couple of those, sure. That’s reasonable. But not all. more »

Sep 7, 2016 1:01 PM Consider This

One of my favorite things to do on a rainy, muggy, summer day is to curl up with a huge glass of iced tea and a favorite book…or watch a classic movie with a big bowl of popcorn, usually a couple of snoring pups by my side hogging the sofa ... more »

Aug 31, 2016 12:43 PM 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