Category: Psychology

How to Nurture Your Most Intimate Relationship

How to Nurture Your Most Intimate Relationship

| August 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

With transition comes opportunity for reflection and so I look back at what has set me up for success for the dark and quiet months ahead. I’m in a new relationship and I really, really like her. I haven’t liked […]

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Evolving Into Ourselves

Evolving Into Ourselves

| June 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bliss is what happens when we embrace the whole of our beings, our inner union between feminine and masculine. Though it’s easy to forget, we can always choose to enjoy ourselves where we are. Our feelings are valid no matter what forces outside or inside us might say that would like to convince us otherwise.

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The Four Faces of Intimacy

The Four Faces of Intimacy

| June 1, 2015 | 56 Comments

It started with what seemed like a simple question. Somehow though, I wasn’t getting clear answers, so I asked the people around me the same question. The basic question: “What does intimacy mean to you?”

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Is Monogamy Natural for Humans?

Is Monogamy Natural for Humans?

| May 1, 2015 | 36 Comments

The book, The Myth of Monogamy, seemed an unlikely subject to ever attract my attention. My belief, up until this moment, was that women were hardwired and generally monogamous by nature, and that […]

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Touching Technology

Touching Technology

| March 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The need for connection is in our genes. Our mammalian brains have developed a variety of tools to satisfy our longing for connection. Chief among them are the complimentary aspects of emotional […]

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7 Ways to Show Appreciation

7 Ways to Show Appreciation

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

The best thing about these methods is that none of them need to take too much time. Obviously, not all of them will be easy for everyone, but choose the ones that work for you, and work on developing the […]

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The Ups and Downs of Friendship

The Ups and Downs of Friendship

| February 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Life is a roller coaster ride. There are ups and there are downs. Your friends are with you hands high in the air as you climb higher and higher and hold your hand tight when you are falling straight down. But what happens when your best friend decides to get off that roller coaster just as you are about to fall?

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Psychology – A Woman Seeking Strength

Psychology – A Woman Seeking Strength

| October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Helping girls grow into strong women is an impressive feat. When I think of this topic, I ask myself what is a strong woman? Am I a strong woman? And finally, who can help girls grow into strong women? […]

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Finding Peace Through Self-Acceptance

Finding Peace Through Self-Acceptance

| September 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

One of my favorite Social Work professors taught me that clients can only get as well as their therapists. Unresolved aspects of a therapist’s psychic life are perceptible to clients, no matter how diligent the […]

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Learning to Be Peace

Learning to Be Peace

| September 1, 2014 | 2 Comments

Since the age of five, I distinctly remember being fascinated and somewhat obsessed with seeing people get along in my family of course, my friends but my desire really extended to everyone getting along […]

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The Role of Forgiveness in Transforming Childhood Trauma

The Role of Forgiveness in Transforming Childhood Trauma

| August 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

“Holding a grudge is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die,” my client recalled solemnly, attributing her words to the Dhali Lama. My 23-year-old client, Anna, was seeing me for […]

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My Illness Is Not My Identity

My Illness Is Not My Identity

| July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

“A label is a mask life wears,” writes Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D., one of the first pioneers in the mind, body, health field. “Labeling sets up an expectation of life that is often so compelling we can no longer see things as they really are. In my experience, a diagnosis is an opinion and not a prediction […]

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