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"What's Your Intention?" A Guest Post by Pete Pitts

I asked Pete Pitts to say a few words about the theme I chose to focus on with this month’s columns and blogs. The theme was “Intention.” Being “on purpose,” if you will. 1,548 more words


The Bubble Theory

One of the first things you must learn about all people is personal space. For a child with a behavioral, social, or emotional disorder, personal space will become your ally or your enemy, depending on how well you understand it. 947 more words


The UP-Side of Anger

Anger is Awesome!

Yes? No?

Well, I think it is awesome, as a counselor and a person who gets angry!

Anger is THE On-Ramp for Healing. 59 more words


Deschutes County mental health services expanding

County will be part of federally-funded pilot project

Deschutes County will open a new behavioral health clinic this spring as part of a federally funded pilot project. 37 more words

Bend Bulletin

Success = Perspective

Carl Edwards, NASCAR Drive and a man whom I admire and cheer for, is stepping away from the sport. I will miss his positive attitude and hard racing. 216 more words


Minchin Monday and Leprosy

Well. It’s day 26 of Chantix. Six days since I’ve had a cigarette. The cravings are becoming more manageable. And good thing. Because the Chantix, as of last weekend, has initiated a spate of Stevens Johnson Syndrome. 175 more words


Why We Don't Take Risks

So, when it comes to life its truest cayenne pepper is Risk Taking.

And risk taking is an art form that takes practice, guts and heart. 193 more words