Tag Archives: my writing

The Two Discriminations

The human mind is awesome. Humans can create wonderful, glorious things. We have the ability to think abstractly and intuitively- we can imagine things and possibilities far beyond what is here at the moment. Language, our verbal world, gives us the means to communicate, contemplate, compare, evaluate—all the stuff you need to do to write […]

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One size of psychotherapy cannot fit all

My clients are sometimes unsure about exactly what sort of things will happen in psychotherapy and precisely how long it will take. I honestly cannot answer that question for you quickly. We will have to invest some time together because one size of psychotherapy does not fit all. However, here’s The Big Picture about what […]

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Observe your mind before you react

Our unconscious automatic reactions make us miserable. What’s wrong when you’ve tried and you just don’t seem to change? Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) sees psychological flexibility as central to living a mentally and emotionally healthy life. Managing the moment you are actually living in right this second requires you to be psychologically nimble and adaptive. […]

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Do you suffer from the Semmelweis Reflex?

Subtitled: An uncertain mind sometimes deals with Reality better than a mind that is certain “It ain’t what we don’t know that gives us trouble, it’s what we know for sure that just ain’t so” ~Will Rogers I love that Will Rogers quote. It captures, in a humorous way, the essence of the human predicament. […]

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And what about Crossfit?

I got interested in Crossfit and actually started off and on in late summer. When I returned from visiting my new granddaughter Emaline and her mom and dad in Austin, TX, I made a commitment to strictly follow a Crossfit routine and a Paleo diet for 30 days. It felt so good and worked so […]

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