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Why Journal?
Why Journal?

Journaling is not a practice that came naturally to me. In fact, for the first three decades of my life, I did not engage in writing–in any form–voluntarily. I’ve learned that I share this experience with many reluctant writers who have suffered from the traumatic experience of writing in school: assigned topics for which I

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Perfect Compassion
Perfect Compassion

“I forgive myself.” Stop here. Think for a second. What does that sentence mean to you? We were in a conversation with Denver Daughter when she pointed out to us that when we say to her, “Jessica, you have to forgive yourself,” it might not mean to her what it means to us. “My perfectionism,”

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Go Play!
Go Play!

When was the last time you gave yourself permission to play? It’s spring. Let’s go out and play! Often, I ask my clients to recall an activity from childhood where they lost track of time and the world around them. Play provides a mental, emotional retreat from stress or indecisiveness, an opportunity to connect with

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In Like a Lion; Out Like a Lamb
In Like a Lion; Out Like a Lamb

Sometimes it seems as if the grip of winter will never let go. Every venture out-of-doors requires bundling up–again. Coat, hat, scarf, gloves, boots. Ice on the sidewalks–again. Shoveling snow–again. The waiting-room carpet is a dirty disaster–again. Cars are filthy and cry for maintenance–again. Taxes are due–again. Hassle. Hassle. Hassle. The gray skies of winter

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