Posts Tagged ‘Psychology’

Build Upon the Narrative

The quote “Rewrite your story” has been popping up all over my social media. Is trying to change your past trending? Is it really that healthy? In my own personal opinion, it is the furthest thing from growth and healing possible. It is the furthest thing from acceptance. It is the furthest thing from building…

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Beyond Surviving: 3 Years Later

September 5, 2016 marks a huge turning point in my life, even though that was the day I took the actions to no longer have life.  The key words being “Turning Point”. There is hope at our darkest times, even though it is hard to see. It’s not a blind hope, and it is full…

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Checkin’ Beyond The Bipolar with Guest Matthew Breuer

Matthew Breuer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Francisco, California. Like me, he knows first hand what it is like to live with Bipolar Disorder. Matthew uses his own lived experiences with Bipolar Disorder and his studies of Integral Psychotherapy  to help his clients. Our conversation covered many topics including : Social…

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Snuggling Uncertainty

What would happen if we challenged ourselves to snuggle with uncertainty? We fear it, we avoid it, we struggle more because we are clinging so hard to an idea of certainty. When really, the only certainty through our lives is uncertainty. I believe we get convinced of “certainty” from an early age. For many reasons…

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Bonus: Old Dogs Learn New Tricks

This week’s quick self-check Shek Check, is dissolving the idea that “Old dogs can’t learn new tricks”. So I know something I got in the habit of doing, (and actively trying to stop) is placing limiting beliefs on others. “This is how they are, they will never change”. I realized that limiting belief of others…

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