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The Heart Speaks

I received a handwritten letter yesterday from my friend “Angelique”.  It was 30 pages long.

Yes, it took me awhile for that to sink in.  And the letter wasn’t “I did this, I did that”.  608 more words


Aaron Balick tells a story about his client, Thomas, who woke up in the middle of the night feeling anxious. Unable to sleep, he typed his therapist’s name into Google. 1,273 more words

twelve months - 2017...

january 2017

  • i met m****a online and she became my girlfriend
  • buggs and i flew to iowa
  • we spent christmas and new year’s in greenfield, iowa with my girlfriend and her two teenage daughters…
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Self disclosure: Friend or foe?

Over and over again, you hear the comment that having depression or feeling depressed makes you “weak”. As a nurse, one of the things you are taught, or one of the “rules” you are meant to abide by, is self-disclosure. 456 more words

Mental Health

Meeting the Stories of Strangers with Loving Acceptance

Have you ever been standing somewhere waiting, perhaps in line at the grocery store, and someone begins telling you what seems to be their entire life story? 1,258 more words

Daily Inspirations

The Self-Punishing Nerd...

So next Monday, I’m going to a workshop run by the bloke who wrote this book. You know just your average trauma expert who happens to go by some other synonyms such as guru, awesome leader, champion and fearless advocate. 298 more words

Bipolar Disorder


To touch the soul of another human being is to walk on holy ground (Stephen Covey).  Being allowed into the inner world of another person is truly an honor.  208 more words