Recently I was reading some comments on a friend's Facebook wall and I noticed someone mention that they had been working with their therapist for six years, and felt some sort of loyalty to that provider. But the tone, and the comments? Left me (and ...
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Is It Time To Find A New Therapist?

Recently I was reading some comments on a friend's Facebook wall and I noticed someone mention that they had been working with their therapist for six years, and felt some sort of loyalty to that provider. But the tone, and the comments? Left me (and other therapists) thinking that perhaps this relationship was not the best for this person. And that got me thinking.And thinking. And thinking some

 

I Turn To Books: Reading Black Authors

The world is aflame. People are in pain. Lives have been lost. It's impossible to verbalize things. Repeating 'I'm sorry,' only goes so far. I have spent much of this last few weeks responding to people on Facebook. Explaining things like "all lives matter is NOT an appropriate thing to say," and "there's no such thing as reverse racism!". I've typed until my brain was tired. And

 

You Don't Have To.

Friends. I keep seeing people posting about how they don't understand why they ... Can't focus enough to even read a chapter.  Is that you? I'm an AVID reader friends. But this is me. Aren't cleaning their homes from attic to basement.  Yeah. No. Didn't start a work out routine that leaves them feeling fitter than ever.  Any guesses on my success there? Don't cook meals from scratch 3x/

 

Home Alone.

Oooh, friends. What a time it is to be alive, don't you think? It's so overwhelming. So exhausting. So draining. So confusing. And so so very - strange - especially if you live alone. Now, granted, I have a daughter, so my first week of "quarantine" was not solo. But she has been with her dad for a few days - and wow - it's really really different being here by myself. I'm not writing

 

A Book A Month For 2020!

Hey! Guess who started this post a few months ago? *looks around* Yep, you guessed correctly. The major bonus there is that some of the early titles I list below are already available to you. Yay! Go forth and read, friends. It's a great way to get through each day. I'm normally an avid reader. Truly tearing through books left and right. 2019 was a totally different kind of reading year