Tag Archives: mental illness

Managing the holiday rollercoaster … Emotional honesty

 Ask yourself, “What am I feeling?” You may know you feel “bad,” but are you specifically feeling sad to not see your grandmother — or your grandchildren? Anxious about being alone for the holidays? Guilty that you’re not at all upset that … Continue reading

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Excerpt from a Career Journal: A Crisis Intervention Specialist

 “God is always on time and knows what you need. It is we who are impatient and indecisiveness.” I found those words on a faded post-it and they made me smile, pause, and reflect, as it was stuck to the … Continue reading

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Relationship Landscape

“We often think of relationships between two people, but in the future, I’d like to see more consideration of relationships between communities, groups, and countries. Could the global community wake up and grant all people a sense of dignity, respect, … Continue reading

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Secret Lives of Therapists

Reading the article the Secret Lives of Therapists, I found myself writing in the margins and highlighting things. What first made me pause was the following “What are you like outside the office? Here are some things we can’t do … Continue reading

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