If I were choosing a therapist for myself or someone close to me, there are four main questions I would want to ask: 1) What Are Their Qualifications? 2) Are We Compatible? 3) Are They A Top-Notch Therapist?and 4) Are They Using the Highest Quality Treatments? Qualifications Qualifications are especially important because most people are confused about the variety of titles in the … More How To Choose A Therapist
Headwinds/Tailwinds Asymmetry: You’re parents were probably tougher on you than they were on your siblings, right? You’re favourite sports team probably has it harder than other teams in most games. And you probably hit an unfair ratio of red lights, especially when you’re in a hurry. What if I told you these events are often … More Therapeutic Insight #36
Ask yourself: What’s one thing I can do today that I would appreciate when I wake up tomorrow? Now go do it.
I am thankful for my non-toothache today – Thich Nhat Hanh (paraphrase)
You have a tricky brain and it’s not your fault, but it is your responsibility. -Paul Gilbert (paraphrase)
“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” -Mark Twain
“Pay attention to what you pay attention to.” -Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Respect is hearing a different side of a story with the expectation of learning something. Arrogance is hearing a different side of a story with the expectation of being proven right.
Most of my internal conflicts are the demands of my pride. Most of my relationship conflicts are the demands of my narcissism.
“You can’t make a flower grow by pulling on it.”