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Posted on October 31, 2018 at 7:50 PM Comments comments (2)

"Don't believe everything you think!!"

You've Come a Long Way Baby

Posted on May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Whenever I re-watch an old loved movie from many years ago I’m often surprised to find how little I relate to it now. It’s dated. Which means I’m dated.

And the movies keep becoming progressively irrelevant to the times. This is no criticism of any movies. It just means I’m getting older. That’s fine with me when I consider the alternative. I’d prefer to be able to keep my 30 year old body, but doctors keep telling me, ̶...

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Holiday Blues

Posted on December 26, 2017 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

If Holidays are painful or depressing for you, Remember, when it comes down to it, Christmas (New Years, etc) is just another day on the calendar- equal to any other day, and over with in 24 hours.  It is only our expectations that they be special days or match the (ridiculous) media's presentation of what they "should" be.  The media is mostly trying to sell things.  If you are lucky enough to have family or friends to enjoy holidays with- great. If not, either find ...

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to remember......

Posted on November 11, 2017 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

When someone says something to you that is very upsetting and unfair/untue, remember the old saw,  "Consider the source!"

Inspired by Joy Jordan-Lake's novel, A Tangled Mercy

Posted on November 11, 2017 at 8:40 PM Comments comments (0)

“A life worth living is one of compassion. And a life of compassion will include many tears.” Writer, Joy Jordan-Lake


“You got some kind of slippery grip on your stack of nice”

Character in Joy Jordan-Lake’s novel, A Tangled Mercy”

“That’s the wrong ...

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4 of my All Time Favorite Quotes

Posted on November 2, 2017 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

“People may forget what you say, people may forget what you do, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”   -  Maya Angelou


"We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, neve...

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How facebook can Depress You

Posted on November 2, 2017 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Have you ever found yourself feeling depressed after flipping through facebook posts? That’s not surprising. Although facebook can be a great way of staying connected to people, or re-connecting, it can also be a vehicle for feeling left out, inadequate, worse off than others, ignored, devalued, or unappreciated by others.


The nature of face...

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Of Serendipity and Such

Posted on March 8, 2016 at 8:10 PM Comments comments (0)

By Jakota Herring, LCSW

 

For years I have been fascinated by not only, the "therapy process," but also the question of, "what is good therapy?" How is it that we actually facilitate meaningful and lasting change? Of course we have our various theoretical frameworks, models, modalities, and techniques, but are those sufficient to induce a real shift in paradigm?

Or- is there something more? …. Something beyond books, conferences, and personalities?

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