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  • Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

    Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

Love and Politics: How Successful Couples Manage Their Differences

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Are you one of those rare people who hasn’t had an argument with someone about politics?

How about someone close to you? Like maybe your spouse or partner?

When it comes to politics, there’s not much that my husband and I agree on.

And we’re by no means the only ones.

According to a recent Pew report, political affiliation has become the […]

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    Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself. Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself.

    Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself.

Self-Compassion is the New Self-Esteem: How to Not Be So Mean to Yourself.

This year I started asking my clients three questions at the end of every counseling session.   (more…)

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    How to Have a Breakthrough Without Going Through a Breakdown How to Have a Breakthrough Without Going Through a Breakdown

    How to Have a Breakthrough Without Going Through a Breakdown

How to Have a Breakthrough Without Going Through a Breakdown

 

“Why do you keep going back if it’s making you feel worse?” my boyfriend asked.

We were talking about one of the most unsettling experiences of my young adult life — don’t laugh — psychotherapy.

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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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