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My Seven Day Silent Meditation Retreat – What it’s like to meditate for hours. I have returned from my seven-day silent meditation retreat. It was hard AND I would do it again. Maybe not for seven days.  For now, I’m...
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In Anticipation of a Seven Day Silent Retreat Seven days of silence.  That is what I’ve signed up for.  I have no idea what to expect.  I’ve tried to prepare myself by scouring the internet in search of first hand...
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How Therapy Helps   Being able to confide in family and close friends enhances overall wellbeing and life satisfaction. Most of us have people we can turn to in times of need and find real solace in these relationships. But...
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  Lower your stress by protecting yourself from a consuming tendency to avoid conflict A lot of us are people pleasers. Our goal is to live life without conflict.  We say yes to invitations and requests even when doing so...
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  Change is hard. Truly hard. People experience major frustration when a change begins to seem impossible. We may even give up. “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” right? Changing the way we think or behave can be...
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  According to a Gallup poll from December 2017, eight in ten or 79% of Americans report they regularly experience stress. While sources of stress may vary, most of us feel the pressures of daily life. Stress itself cannot be...
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