Tag Archives: mental health

The Power of a Second Opinion

Will my doctor hate me?  Not at all! “A lot of people think that if they want a second opinion, their physician will be offended,” says neurologist Orly Avitzur, MD, medical adviser at Consumer Reports. “But when a patient tells … Continue reading

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Spoiled Kindness

Reading the journal entry  “Edible Donations”  – Just those two words made me smile and brought back a flood of memories, but it also became another topic of clinical supervision. The issue was I am an avid gardener. I would … Continue reading

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Challenge one at a time

 Keep it simple when you to grasp of how certain actions make you feel, choose one that you would like to change. The others will remain mentally present but try to keep this choice at the forefront of your thoughts. … Continue reading

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Accept my Sexuality

I came out as gay to my parents when I was 28. I’m living on my own, after serving in the military. My deeply conservative parents did not accept my sexuality well, calling me “disgusting” and “sinful.” They froze me … Continue reading

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I Feel What I Feel

Each day,  I wake up and count my blessings, not my losses or my fears. I limit my daily news intake and real in little escapes with big rewards, like living room dance parties, scrabble nights with hubby or uplifting … Continue reading

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