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Let me tell you about this photo for a minute.  From the photo, it could be said that she is standing in a beautiful flower field, perhaps at the base of a mountain with the sun peaking in at the top right corner.  Ahh…. Well, it’s not the case.  She is actually in the weeds […]

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Have you ever noticed that we named ourselves “The Good Life Institute” and not “The Great Life Institute”?  There is reason behind this.  This is our attempt at embracing the middle path, the grey, the in between.  This is our attempt to constantly acknowledge that life is both great and terrible.  This is our attempt […]

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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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“Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do.” Goethe   What I find is that in therapy my clients come into therapy with many strengths and skills already. These are creative, unique, wonderful skills. As a therapist, my job is to help build on those skills, highlight them, and […]

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