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One Effective Answer to the School Shooting Crisis

For all of negatives we can attribute to social media it’s ability to transmit useful  information to the masses is not one of them  . A friend of mine posted this link on Facebook and I had to share it. … Continue reading

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Brene Brown on Vulnerability – Ted Talk

One of my favourite Ted Talks of all time. Brene Brown is inspirational in her down to earth way of explaining her learning path around the power of vulnerability. YouTube link

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Will Smith on Fault vs. Responsibility

  YouTube link for video clip of Will Smith speaking on the idea of Fault vs. Responsibility.  

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Perfectionism

I came across this article today. I have read it before and may have even posted it but I want to post it again because it really touches on a series of important ideas about perfectionism that goes too far. … Continue reading

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8 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid

Ahh.. David Wolfe, we share so many of the same values. Thank you for having a voice. 8 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Avoid  

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The Importance of Human Touch: Cuddle Therapy and other Alternatives for Meeting This Unquestionably Normal Need

My blood just boils when I think about all of the people in the world who live their daily lives without enough human physical contact  and when they try to take an alternative course of action to get that need … Continue reading

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The Importance of Having Compassion for Self

There are Ted Talks that just sum things up in such a great way that I “prescribe” them to my clients to watch and consider between sessions to keep their process moving. This is one I have suggested several of … Continue reading

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The Tomato Cage: A Metaphor for Life

I came across this lovely little metaphor for life that I wanted to share in a brief story posted in a yoUnlimited newsletter.  The concept is quite simple, a tomato cage is a support that loosely props the growing tomato … Continue reading

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Space Between Self-Esteem and Self Compassion

Have a look at this great Ted Talk where Kristen Neff eloquently reminds us that being kind to ourselves is not the route to chaos and laziness but rather the route to higher self-confidence. As we move away from self-judgement … Continue reading

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A great video about loneliness

Why We All Need to Practice Emotional First Aid – Guy Winch

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