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The Benefit of Exploring “Why”

One of the most frustrating things that can come up in therapy is trying to figure out why we feel the way that we do. I’ll even have moments when I ask myself questions, like “Why can’t I do this…

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The Practice of Being Human

Imagine as if you were a fly on the wall on the day you were born. Was it evening? Was it morning? Were you premature, or did you take your sweet time entering this world? Imagine watching the individual who…

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Prioritizing Gratitude

Prioritizing gratitude is a practice.  As November begins, it brings along many new stressors for us to manage.  For example, just as I am writing this, guess what I see looking out of the window? Snow.  I am not ready…

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Healing Explained Poetically

I soaked in wisdom until it was tattooed on my soul. Throughout my life, the process of learning and unlearning has often been a difficult one. I have learned to see the beauty of this pain. I have learned to…

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Aspire to Inspire by Example

Today, I write to you from the Detroit Metro Airport. While going through the security check, an airport official notified me that I would need to surrender the toothpaste and spray bottle found inside my carry on bag due to…