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Therapeutic Words

If there’s a specific behavior you want to change, a cognitive behavior therapist might be helpful; if your interested in self-reflection, interpersonal or psychodynamic approaches might work best. If relationship issues are key, couples or family therapy may be indicated. … Continue reading

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Life Coach

Comical Explanation

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Here for You

For some people, comforting strangers is all in a day work. I’ve been a bartender everywhere- neighborhood bars, cocktail bars, dive bars, a Korean karaoke place. Other than pouring drinks, the job is pretty much this: Predict people’s needs, then … Continue reading

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Inquire Within: Listening

These questions make for enriching dinner table conversation, but they can be equally illuminating if you simply ask them of yourself. I stumbled onto the idea of asking big questions because I needed them myself. They drive our growth, and … Continue reading

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The Conversation

Tell us about your worst summer job. Best ever meal.  Persistently recurring anxiety dream. A mini arsenal of conversation sparkers  a great resource for dealing with shy folks political heat or ice that needs to be breaking. “What would you … Continue reading

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