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- There’s a baby in that bath water
- Make a list of those who have loved you
- A short summary of what you probably already know about developing good self esteem
- How to share yourself with others and keep your dignity
- Where to find friends? Try personal growth groups.
- The human requirement for shared experience
- The Four Questions
- Question 1: Who should I talk to about this problem?
- Question 2: How do I need to adjust my plans and expectations because of this problem?
- Question 3: What lessons and gifts does this problem have to offer me?
Growing SafelyThis blog often contains material related to emotional healing. Please note that when undertaking emotional healing there is always the possibility of destabilizing ones emotional state and behavior in that process. Nothing presented in this blog should ever take the place of professional help, and trauma work, especially, should be done under the supervision of a psychotherapist. Though I have tried to speak about various means of healing in general terms, there are times when it can be unsafe to try what I describe here without professional help--whether for trauma or any other concern. If you have any questions, consult a licensed therapist. Do grow...but do it safely!
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Monthly Archives: June 2011
One of the more difficult tasks in life can be to accept the limitations of our parents or caretakers during childhood without making it to be all about ourselves. It’s hard when life provides us with parents or caretakers who … Continue reading
One of the defining tenets of gestalt therapy is an emphasis on contact…with yourself, others, your environment, and for many, a Higher Power. The ability to have healthy contact is a prime mark of psychological well-being. What surprises some people … Continue reading
…it’s where you end up. These wise words were spoken last night in a workshop I attended. And as soon as I heard them I realized they are true. We have no control about how our lives begin…some people are … Continue reading