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Self Compassion

During a recent counselling session I described how one of my kiddos is having serious behavioral issues. I said I was completely lost and didn’t know what to do. I felt like a failure of a mother for obviously not doing something I was supposed to, there had to be something I forgot to check […]

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Life Takes Courage And Some Great Advice

The question posed to Queen Latifah: How do you have the courage to continue being who you are? Her answer: If you want to do things in life, you have to believe in yourself and sometimes you have to stand alone. You have to have the courage to be the only one because if you […]

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My Therapist Says I Need An Imaginary Friend

According to Wikipedia: Self-compassion is extending compassion to one’s self in instances of perceived inadequacy, failure, or general suffering. It’s a warm and sunny afternoon this Wednesday. The birds are chirping, the house is quiet and I have been enjoying some delicious and much needed coffee. I started my morning off with getting the kids up and ready for […]

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Advice From The Bulletin Board

Be kind to yourself… “Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” Anne Lamott Quotes are great, aren’t they, but I often wonder who these people are and why their words should matter to us. This quote for example is a great one, but who is Anne Lamott? […]

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What are the 17 Symptoms of PTSD? — PTSD – A Way Out.com(Reblogged)

I really appreciate this post and though I’m not sure how many of my friends here can relate on a personal level, I’m sure there are many who know someone suffering on some level. Be sure to check out Marty’s blog! I can relate very strongly to 7,8,9,10,15,16 and 17. The second symptom listed is […]