Tag Archives: suffering

7 Steps to Total Health

This 7-step framework comes partially from the work of Dr. Steven Ilardi. I have modified it but I use a lot of his ideas. He outlines a 6-step program in his excellent little book The Depression Cure which I highly recommend. Here are a couple of differences in my work and that of Dr. Ilardi. […]

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The Trance of Unworthiness- Audio & More

Here’s a short audio reflective exercise that can help you awaken from what Tara Brach calls “The Trance of Unworthiness.”  Below the audio link is an excerpt from one of her articles that I found on the internet. And if you want to know a lot more, read her book “Radical Acceptance.” Audio Link: http://askdrcliff.com/audio/tranceunworthy.mp3 […]

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New Developments in my Practice

Audio Podcast is in development I have been intrigued with the idea of delivering help in a way that is simple, clear, effective, and free. I have created countless CD-roms with lots of different sorts of materials trying to help. I am currently creating a podcast that you will be able to listen to and […]

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Where to start? It is an inside job.

A lot of people who come to my office ask me “Where should I start?” As with most questions, the answer is “That depends”. The answer depends on where YOU want to go. That’s right, it is up to you. There is no answer that is always right. There is no authority figure, no book, […]

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Freedom from your suffering is possible

People do not come to my office because of physical or emotional pain- they come see me because they are suffering. I like that old saying ‘pain is inevitable, suffering is optional’. There is a big difference between authentic emotion and human suffering. Suffering is a fact of the human condition. However, it is not […]

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