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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Recently while I sat in a waiting room I looked over at the small end table next to me. I glanced over these magazine covers looking for something to help pass the time. Instantly my eyes landed on a well known women’s magazine and almost as instantly I was pretty frustrated. Needless to say I […]

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I’ve been thinking a lot about confidence lately.  Many people come into my office requesting to work on building more confidence.  They often want to be more confidence with people, have more confidence in their job, or simply more confidence in themselves.  So what is confidence?  What makes us actually feel confident?  Here are my thoughts on […]

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I love to sleep!  I love getting a good solid 9 hours.  This rarely happens but I love those mornings I wake up and feel like I have been gone from the world since yesterday.  For so many of my clients, this is not a reality.  Sleep problems occur in most mental health conditions and […]

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Happy Tuesday everyone! Well it is that time of year again. The summer is quickly upon us, graduates are out celebrating, and many parents are bracing for the unstructured summer. It is also that time of year that I recall this wonderful graduation speech given by David Foster Wallace: This is water. This is one […]

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I always tell my husband that it is the little things that matter. This goes for everyone. As Kariah mentioned in her last post, we have had many discussions about couples coming in for counseling as a way to maintain the relationship not necessarily as a fix for when it is broken. For things to […]

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