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Stress is good

  Stress is good. This blog is dedicated to a New Year of courage, resilience and adventure. Kelly McGonigal is a health psychologist on a mission, to undo years of work providing misinformation, that stress is bad for you.  In actuality, the stress response is helpful.  The core of the avoidance pattern so many of us …

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Suicide

Suicide

This week, our society and culture were blindsided by the fact that mental illness does not discriminate. We saw these beautiful hyper successful people commit suicide this week. Kate Spade and  Anthony Bourdain.  I passed by Kate Spade’s store the other day, a week or so, before she killed herself and thought what beautiful clothes …

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Intuition

The delicate balance of intuition and assumption.   Client A speaks of thinking her boyfriend wants to break up with her, not knowing why she thinks this, but feels it is the case.  Lo and behold, as the clinician I was placed in the awkward position of him telling me this is what he wanted …

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