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  • Healing from the Pain of Unexpected Loss

    In the more than 40 years I have been a practicing psychotherapist, I have worked with many people who have experienced unexpected/traumatic loss, including combat veterans, first responders, family members of homicide victims, people experiencing the unexpected...

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  • Dive into Change!

    Change is everywhere—our shifting climate, the four seasons here in New England, our bodies as we age, our relationships. Change is inevitable. It has been said that the secret to living a good life is to accept...

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  • Hungry for Answers: An Inner Journey

    When I asked my inner guidance for the name of my podcast, the response I received was Hungry for Answers. “Yes!” I thought, “Hungry for Answers would be an appropriate name for a podcast hosted by someone...

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  • The Foundation of Self-Trust

    The concept of self-trust is the topic foremost on the minds of those who sit on my couch. Self-trust, in my opinion, is the foundation for starting any therapeutic journey because when we start therapy, we trust...

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  • A Metaphysical Dive into the Dynamics of the Pandemic

    As a licensed integrative/addictions psychotherapist and spiritual scientist, I weave ancient wisdoms of psychology with contemporary philosophy to treat emotional trauma and addictive process. I believe the collective body of our world is a physical representation of...

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  • The Art of Patience

    We, as a society, are impatient. We want everything NOW, if not sooner. I am guilty of this myself, and as I grow older and as our world speeds up, it has become clearer to me that...

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  • How to Be Fabulous Over 50

    Aging is a natural part of life. Physiologically, during a process called sarcopenia, our bodies lose 3–5% of our muscle mass after age 30. Our fascia, the connective tissue that webs our bodies together, also begins to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • The Placebo Effect—It’s All about Belief

    The placebo effect has gained significant exposure and acceptance over the past 10–20 years for two reasons: In the world of clinical research, literally thousands of studies have now demonstrated beyond any trace of doubt that the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • You Want to Trust…but Experience Tells You Not To

    As a psychotherapist and relationship specialist, I hear the word “trust” quite often in therapy sessions. In fact, lack of trust is one of the top causes when relationships start to deteriorate. Trust is a necessary ingredient...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • A Fascinating Journey into Numerology and Healing

    From ancient times, each day of the week has been associated with a planet. The day you were born gives you a special link with the planetary ruler of that day. I was born on a Thursday,...

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  • Rolfing Rhymes with Golfing!

    In 1980, I sat in Dr. Groves’s kinesiology class at Central Connecticut State University, studying the science of human movement with all the jocks. We studied the torque and dynamics of golf swing, baseball swing, and various...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Energy Evolution

    I have witnessed so much shift and change since I moved to the US in 1994, and I count myself lucky and blessed to be part of the global growth and movement into this phase of our...

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  • Is Your Vision Board Working for You?

    Shortly after the documentary film The Secret, based in part on principles developed by Esther Hicks, came out in 2006, a mass of people were suddenly buying and creating vision boards. These same people, however, soon became...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Reveal Your Past & Heal Using the Akashic Records

    Over the past few years, I’ve noticed many more references to the Akashic Field, Akashic Records, The Book of Life, and more. I am now seeing the term akasha (akasha is Sanskrit for “sky,” “space,” or “ether”)...

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  • How Can You Transform Your Relationships?

    We are social beings. Relationships to ourselves and to others are essential for our very survival. This last year of isolation during the pandemic, in which some of us have been alone and others more confined to...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Shaken to the Core

    On January 6, 2021, I was settling down to write this column. It was my typical Wednesday off. I rest my hands, take time for myself and get life done. I was watching television coverage of the...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Why Do Women Find It Hard to Ask for Help?

    I was recently asked this question, “Why do women find it hard to ask for help?” I want to qualify my answer by sharing that finding it hard to ask for help is not just a difficulty...

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  • A Lifetime Saga of Mastering My Weight

    I was a chunky kid who was not very athletic and not very coordinated. People said I had a cute face, you know what that means! On my dad’s side, we had an aunt and uncle who...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • A Pivotal Life Changing Decision

    How does one thrive in life, business and relationships? I want to share with you my personal experience of how I was able to thrive in life. This is about a decision I had to make many...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • What Weighs Us Down Can Lighten Us Up

    At the turn of the new year, a lot of media attention is directed at replacing habits that drag us down or getting rid of unwanted pounds. Why is it that so much of our awareness becomes...

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  • The Power of Forgiveness and Gratitude

    “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.”      ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   When asked to write an article about forgiveness, I...

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  • 2020 Hindsight as Foresight

    I can’t remember how far back our family adopted the old British tradition of opening Christmas crackers when sitting down for our holiday meal. The festive poppers usually contain a colored tissue-paper crown and a small toy...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Listen to Your Wise Inner Voice

    Were you ashamed of your parents? I wanted to ask my mom that question, but I couldn’t because that would be confessing that
 I was ashamed of her. Feeling shame feels… shameful.
 Why did that feeling come...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • There is No Dark, Only Less Light

    Darkness grows as it heads toward the threshold of winter and 2020 continues to give us cause to wistfully look back to a time when life was a whole lot “lighter.” I’m reminded of a half-dozen autumns...

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