Finding Safety: Rewrite Your Story through Guided Imagery

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As a child, she was not safe. Lack of safety was the source of the child’s insomnia, sickness, and sadness, but their exact cause was uncovered only later in life. Imagistic healing fantasies, as she affectionately called the collie stories she invented, are known today as “guided imagery.”

What are the Costs and Benefits of Disowned Anger?

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In my family, angry feelings were expressed freely. But I wasn’t introduced to the positive side of anger in which conflicts are resolved in healthy ways. So I made the decision to disown my anger. I was too young to examine the costs and benefits of disowned anger

What Does Cognitive Resilience Have to do With the New Year?

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For many, the New Year marks a time of quiet reflection to review and reassess life choices. This year, I am focused specifically on "cognitive resilience."

How do we Feel Good Despite Additional Stress During the Holidays?

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Additional stress during the holidays can certainly challenge our ability to feel good. It also challenges our intent to actively try and remain positive. How did my mother do it?

Costs and Benefits of Being a “Worry Wart”

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As a child, I was told that I worried too much. My official family label was “worry wart.” That was my story. You, too, may have a family label as a worrier. Did that become your story, too?

Uncovering My Dyslexia: A Growing Story

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Growing my stories has been a process, not an event. School was challenging for me from the beginning. I worked hard and did well, but it wasn’t always easy. I thought many times, “I shouldn’t have to work this hard.”

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