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Category Archives: Perspective

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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I have absolutely felt honored these last few months as I have met some amazing people who have come to me as clients.  When I was in graduate school, we often talked about “therapy gifts” or those moments where your client begins to be vulnerable and share something that perhaps they have never shared with […]

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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 stumbled across this the other day on facebook and I would love to credit whoever came up with this, but I’m not sure.  This is such a good example of the goal of changing the way you think.  With mental health conditions, our brain gets so programmed to think in a certain way which […]

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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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