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One Size Does Not Fit All

“While it can be tempting to rely on one tried-and-true strategy for facing life’s challenges, it’s better to match the method with the current need.”   Nearing the end of a long midsummer run, I notice I’m at the bottom of yet another hill. My shoulders droop. My body sags. It’s not a particularly steep climb,…

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TENT CITIES AND SELF-CARE

“Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of suffering.” ~Helen Keller As she made herself comfortable on the couch opposite me, a 30-something client mentioned that she had passed a tent city on her way in. “Compared to poverty and homelessness, are my concerns worth addressing?” she wondered…

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PUT DOWN YOUR PHONE!

“We limit how much technology our kids use.”~Steve Jobs “What I’ve been doing,” Bill tells me, “is not looking at my phone for at least an hour after I wake up.” To prepare for an upcoming television appearance on World Happiness Day, I’m spending an hour with my acting coach. He takes me through filmed mock interviews…