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Defining Shame

If shame were somehow magically banished from this world, I might not have a counseling practice.  For most of my clients, at some point during the process of therapy, we eventually circle back to shame and its lifelong effects.  Dealing with shame is vital to one’s emotional health. A soundbite I repeat often in an

Defending Balance

Back to balance.  We have discussed the five dimensions of living a balanced life.  A discussion which could not be complete without visiting the notion of defense mechanisms, the coping strategies that aid us in our quest for balance.  Properly applied, our defense mechanisms help us live in harmony and like our emotions, they are