Archive for April, 2016

Allow Me to Introduce the Cutest Puppy on the Planet: Anderson!

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Allow Me to Introduce the Cutest Puppy on the Planet: Anderson!

As you know, my precious Munson passed away this past December. As horrible as that was, it has led to a wonderful new beginning. Right after we put Munson down, we called his breeder to let him know the sad news. A couple days later I was viewing his website and noticed he has a […]

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Change is Hard

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Change is Hard

  I have found that one benefit of having a chronic emotional disorder is that you develop a high degree of self-awareness. In an effort to manage my chronic anxiety, I have been through countless hours of psychotherapy and read dozens of self-help books. This has, over several decades, developed in me a keen awareness […]

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Choose the Higher Value in Your Relationship Decisions

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Choose the Higher Value in Your Relationship Decisions

In our relationships we are often faced with decisions that involve competing values. It can be quite difficult to choose the higher value in these situations. However, making good choices as consistently as possible can have a dramatic effect on the quality of our relationships. I’ll provide a few examples to illustrate what I mean. […]

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Should I Feel Guilty Because I Like to Have Nice Things?

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Should I Feel Guilty Because I Like to Have Nice Things?

People are often critical of others for being too interested in material things. It is very common for the more spiritual and high-minded among us to denounce people who buy a fancy car, fine jewelry, and other expensive items. In fact, Pope Francis was just recently quoted as warning that “bold cultural change is needed […]

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