Therapy

My 4 Top Game Changers

In my ongoing exploration of paths of transformation, I’ve tried a lot of different things. Some have been pretty good, some of been wrong-thing or wrong-time; a few have been life-changing. I wanted to share the top four of the life-changing variety. I’m not including things like “getting married” or “having kids,” though they certainly […]

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There is no There

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One of the elusive promises that has pulled me forward and inspired many of my explorations has been the one that if I just find the right Answer – especially about who I am and what I’m “supposed” to be doing here in this lifetime – then I will get “there” and life will finally […]

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Getting Unstuck With Gentle Dynamite — Intensive Neurofeedback

First let me say that I do better with shorter, more intensive experiences than longer, more drawn out and systematic experiences. I’m better at sprints than marathons. This experiment was definitely an all-out sprint, and would not be suited for those whose systems prefer marathons. Inspired by a post in a neurofeedback community, I did […]

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How to Actually Have Fun During the Holidays

This holiday time of year brings out the kid in us, which can be lots of fun. It can also mean that it brings out the Inner Wounded Child Who Never Got What They Wanted From the Holidays in us, which can be painful. Probably most of us have a combination of past disappointments and […]

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Surrendering to What Is

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After this past week’s elections, I’ve been thinking a lot about Michael Singer’s book, “The Surrender Experiment.” In it, he describes his life-long experiment with, and practice of surrendering to Life when Life clearly won’t let go. In this case, “surrendering” doesn’t mean becoming passive. It doesn’t necessarily mean giving up. What it does mean […]

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Is There Something Else Besides Anti-Depressants If I’m Depressed?

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Hell, yes. Anti-depressants have been over-prescribed for years. Kelly Brogan, MD wrote in “What’s the Harm in Taking an Antidepressant?” that, “Having always represented antidepressants as safe and effective to my patients, I put down my prescription pad after learning 3 facts about psychiatric medications: 1. They result in worse long-term outcomes [1] 2. They […]

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