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Getting Started

Chronic Anxiety, Pervasive Depression, Psychosis, Paranoia, PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Suicide Ideation, Suicide Intent, Suicide Attempt, Self-harm, Substance Abuse, Binging, OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder), chaotic relationships, Psychogenic Motor Disorder and dyskinesia sometimes all wrapped up together with a diagnosis of BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder), EUPD (Emotional Unstable Personality Disorder) or another PD; are what I do for a living. 1,512 more words


Last Week in Costa Rica 

With only 8 days left in Costa Rica I departed Jaco for Manuel Antonio to see all the amazing wildlife at this National Park. The moment I left the hostel in Jaco it started pouring rain. 2,288 more words


Expert Interview: Flying Without a Helicopter, with Joanie Connell, Ph.D.

Discover Your Talent Podcast Interview:

Flying Without a Helicopter

“Helicopter Parenting”—hovering over and doing too many things for your kids, protecting them, and not letting them learn those skills themselves—is leading to problems when they get older and enter the workplace. 94 more words


Addressing group conflict and meeting group needs during canoe trips

Outside of regular exercise, I have a special fondness for canoe trips. I go on canoe trips to get away from the city , away from toxic fumes, sirens, and garbage. 350 more words


Guest Blog: Expert Advice

An introduction to this guest blogger feels necessary, but it can be short.

Unique in more ways than I can count, with the steadiness of an Ent and the wits of Lewis Carrol, this author loves knowledge, people, cooking, and words. 514 more words

General Musings

Earl Rowe Bike Trip

Sat May 21st, 7:35AM: It’s around 15 degrees. It was overcast, but now it is clearing.

Woke up after 7 today. Last night, J and I went to bed around 10PM. 1,122 more words

Life Skills

Virtuous circles

Not a lot of people talk about virtue these days. The word and concept has gone out of fashion. For the record virtuous is the opposite of vicious. 134 more words