How To Fret Less About Politics – Six EFT Tips

Apparently, the rates of clinical depression have increased since Trump took office. Sad, but even sadder are the increases in hate talk and fear-mongering that are now every present in all news.  I would worry less if such increases did not lead of the more unstable to acting violently. either against others or the self. Both …

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Labyrinths: An Innovative Mental Health Tool

 This post is about my years directing Mental Health Crisis Teams in the South Bronx.  It was there that I discovered Labyrinths and Meditation. I was fortunate to find in Social Work a career that I loved. Point of interest: I never aspired to be a social worker. I fought it tooth and nail. However, …

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Thinking About What Matters: Why We Suffer?

 This post is about using Emotional Intelligence to ease the devastation of suffering. Each quote represents the universal attempt to explain suffering.. The most common explanations: It is our fault, randomness, God’s punishment, proof there is no God. As Robert Frost noted: “We dance round in a ring and suppose/But the secret sits in the …

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HUGS, WARM FUZZIES, AND YOU

EMOTIONAL FITNESS THOUGHTS ABOUT HUGS The Transactional Analysts (TA) speak of Warm Fuzzies. The idea started with Claude Steiner, one of the greats of TA.  He gave me a warm fuzzy at one of his workshops with a 30-second comment. No one knew he was speaking directly to me.  He had noticed my painful expression because …

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