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To Truly Come Alive: A Tale of Turning Inward for Wisdom in the Land of Faeries and Leprechauns

Written by Christine Todd April 3, 2020 It was difficult to discern whether I'd abandoned my traveling companions in Galway City to return southward to Killarney because I'd fallen in love with that special slice of Irish paradise . . . or because I was head-over-heels for the Spanish drummer who…


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Road Map to Mindfulness

Written by Jeffry Osborne Tar April 1, 2020 At family gatherings, the men of my family would huddle in a den, a TV room, or a basement where they instinctively knew to go to avoid having to carry folding chairs from the basement. Elsewhere, the matriarchs wrestled orange, pink, or green JELL-O from…


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How to Create Who You Want to Be in Relationships

Written by Tony Donato March 27, 2020 I felt like I couldn’t breathe. I gasped for air, convinced that I was having a panic attack, or maybe that I was dying. The emotional distress and the physical pain I was experiencing was unlike any other feeling I'd ever experienced. It was early 2012. I'd…


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Do You Value Time or Money?

Written by Jeff Newman March 25, 2020 It became very clear, over time, that I just didn’t know what I didn’t know—my blind spot. Let me explain. I’m going to elaborate by using "time and money" as my vehicle for clarity.  As a young adolescent growing up, it was irresponsible that I took everything…


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Living With Loss: Depression Is Unresolved Grief

Written by Patti Ashley, PhD, LPC Feburary 19, 2020 A little over three years ago my fiancé, Laurence Freedom, died of a sudden heart attack. Everything that I'd learned about grief from having lost my father the same way when I was eleven years old (and subsequently, becoming a therapist) didn’t…


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Patience: The Underlying Key to Success

Written by Nina Cashman February 12, 2020 Are you impatient? Chances are, if you’ve got the slightest twitch of ambition, you are--at least just a little--impatient. When we strive for success in any sort of endeavor, most of us wish our results would come sooner, rather than later. So, it seems…