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We have it all wrong!

We are mental HEALTH professionals not mental illness professionals! We must stop pathologizing problems, which only creates a barrier to help-seeking. Instead, remember that we must invite opportunities for self-growth using optimism and skillful positive-manipulation with those we guide through the maze of consciousness. 38 more words

Self Help

I apologize for the previous post. My sleep deprivation got the best of me, and I should have waited until today to post yesterday’s post about yesterday (which incidentally would have included today). 707 more words

Experiences

For the Dreamers...

He said, “I wish I were home.”
She sighed, “Soon we will have one.”
He begged, “Can’t we go back?”
She uttered, “No, my dear son.” 105 more words

Life

Did you just insult me?

I must admit that I am not always the smartest person in the room.  But I like to think that I can usually read people very well.   397 more words

Songeriffic Fridays: Today My Life Begins by Bruno Mars

Feeling for a song to make you feel good about your day and the rest going forward? Try not to swing your head to the rhythm of this tune, it’s quite catchy and moving! 272 more words

Music

Daily Short-hOPT: Watch The Stars

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” – Marcus Aurelius

This past weekend, as I floated around Elk Lake with a cold adult beverage in my hand and live music in the air, I took a moment to stop and appreciate things.

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