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Day 587: It's Been Real

(opening music video found here, on YouTube)

“It’s Been Real” is a way people say “Goodbye.”

Is that a particularly American way people say “Goodbye”?   516 more words

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Listening to Charlie Haden

Charlie Haden is gone. He follows Jim Hall, Horace Silver, and the mounting toll of modern jazz masters who’ve moved on in the past few months. 926 more words


Episode 58: Dave Eggar

Today’s podcast is a conversation with cellist Dave Eggar. Our frequent blog contributor, Jay Sustain, did a phone interview with Mr. Eggar while he was on tour with Phillip Phillips. 35 more words


Day 558: Nothing Personal

Here’s a  cognitive distortion that came up several times last week, in therapy groups and elsewhere:


You see yourself as the cause of some negative event for which you are not primarily responsible, and you conclude that what happened was your fault or reflects your inadequacy.  

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