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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: October 2011
I have a quote for which I have lost the source, but I resonate with it so much that I’m going to include it here anyway, asking your help to identify the author. It’s about love, risk and spirituality…three things … Continue reading
When we take risks interpersonally it is important to do so with our eyes open. There’s an old saying about how to open up to others. It goes Share – Check – Share. This describes the process of “putting a … Continue reading
A main focus of gestalt therapy is helping individuals take responsibility for their lives and be proactive in getting their needs met. This relates to the gestalt concept of maturity. When we are young children, and we are lucky enough … Continue reading
What a simple and wonderful saying! The ability to use healthy imagination and fantasy is a great gift, and we need the inspiration and hope they provide. Dreaming dreams is important for all of us, and most of us need … Continue reading