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    Dr. Jan’s Memes: A Quick Jolt of Media Therapy. Dr. Jan’s Memes: A Quick Jolt of Media Therapy.

    Dr. Jan’s Memes: A Quick Jolt of Media Therapy.

Dr. Jan’s Memes: A Quick Jolt of Media Therapy.

 

Did you know that memes can deliver a quick jolt of media therapy?

That’s why this month’s blog is a little different.  I’m flipping the script that “Social media is damaging human interaction!” and sharing with you some of my most popular memes.

I think of the memes I create and share regularly on social media as “small moments of visual therapy.” […]

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    The Upside of a Self-Absorbed Mother The Upside of a Self-Absorbed Mother

    The Upside of a Self-Absorbed Mother

The Upside of a Self-Absorbed Mother

Along with all the downsides, I consider myself fortunate to have grown up with a self-absorbed mother. (My father was, too, but that’s another story.)

If you’ve ever seen a Tennessee Williams play, you’d recognize my mother right away. Whether it’s Blanche DuBois, Maggie the Cat, or Amanda Wingfield, my mother was a mashup of them all. Like all these […]

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    Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

    Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Crushing It in Your Career: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

You’d think it would be enough to be really smart, talented, hard-working, and determined.

But to land your dream job takes a specific ingredient that’s easy to overlook during the rigors of formal education for that diploma or certification.

 

One of my specialties is working with medical students with plenty of smarts and drive who didn’t match into their chosen […]

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  • Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

    Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

Matching to a Medical Residency: When Being Smart Isn’t Enough

You’d think it would be enough to be really smart, talented, hard-working, and determined. (more…)

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    How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist

    How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist

How to Ask for Help When You’re a Perfectionist

I’m writing a book. There, I’ve said it. So almost five years into the process, I guess it’s actually going to happen. If my book coach is still speaking to me. (more…)

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  • Tired of Being Triggered?  How to Not Lose It with the People You Love.   Tired of Being Triggered?  How to Not Lose It with the People You Love.  

    Tired of Being Triggered?  How to Not Lose It with the People You Love.  

Tired of Being Triggered?  How to Not Lose It with the People You Love.  

Is there anyone who hasn’t been triggered by someone about something this year?  A near or flat-out rift with someone in your orbit from an alien value system? (more…)

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  • The Argument Antidote The Argument Antidote

    The Argument Antidote

The Argument Antidote

“There’s absolutely no hope for this relationship,” I thought to myself, with a sinking feeling. (more…)

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  • Suicidal Thoughts? They’re Not a Good Predictor of Suicide Suicidal Thoughts? They’re Not a Good Predictor of Suicide

    Suicidal Thoughts? They’re Not a Good Predictor of Suicide

Suicidal Thoughts? They’re Not a Good Predictor of Suicide

Thinking about suicide is not a very good predictor of a suicide attempt. Thinking about suicide isn’t even one of the eight big risk factors for a suicide attempt. (more…)

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