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Food for thought. “You don’t have to get stuck in a negative experience. You don’t have to be a victim to external events, or internal emotions. You can use your mind to take charge of how you feel, and how you act.” – Daniel Seigel (Book: No Drama Discipline). Be well. Megan

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I came across this passage years ago. I had liked so much I had written it down in a favorite notebook. Sometimes, things in our lives turn up at the exact right time. What a nice reminder of the power of what we can do for ourselves. Enjoy! From the book: Inside Therapy Story: The […]

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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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Mindfulness can be a very powerful tool and it can be done anytime, anywhere. Mindfulness is about having awareness. Awareness of the things around you for instance, or your inner emotional state.  Mindfulness is not about changing anything, such as your emotions or the situation. It is also not about being peaceful or relaxed, it […]

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