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The Boys of 1936

This documentary was inspired by Daniel James Brown’s critically acclaimed nonfiction book The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, The Boys of ’36.  It is the thrilling story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany.   In the summer

Emotional Success

I’m sure that you have all heard of financial success, but have you ever thought of emotional success?  Some people believe that if they are financially successful then they will be emotionally successful or happy, but it turns out that is not the case. Please read the article below to learn more about what an

Exercise Researchers Find “More Is Better” Mindset Is Overrated

Exercise is not only good for your physical health, but it is also good for your mental health.  I will often encourage my clients to get regular exercise and educate them on the ways in which exercise can improve their mental health and sometimes I am met with resistance.  I have heard various reasons that

13 Reasons Why…

The new television series on Netflix, “13 Reasons Why” was brought to my attention by a middle school student and I soon came to find out that lots of people were talking about it which means that this television show is having an impact on a lot of people’s lives.  I decided to watch it

Understanding Our Dreams

People often ask me to interpret their dreams because sometimes a dream can have a deeper meaning and is a way to express our subconscious fears, worries, thoughts and feelings.  There are a few different theories on how to interpret dreams and there are many different books available to read that can help you to

This is How to Love Someone with Anxiety

When it comes to mental illness, the person who has been diagnosed with a mental health disorder is not the only one who is affected by that diagnosis.  It is important to consider that the loved ones or those closest to the person with the mental diagnosis are also significantly impacted in a variety of

Super Bowl LI

What a Superbowl this was!  It appeared as though it was going to be a blow out by the Atlanta Falcons, but the Patriots managed to score 25 points in the second half and to go on a win the game in overtime.  It was the first time in Superbowl history that the game went

10 Things Resilient People Do

Being resilient is an important life skill to have because we all have our challenges in our lives that we need to overcome.  It seems as though some people are more resilient than others…..but why is that?  Regardless of why some people are more resilient than others, if you are not as resilient as you

5 Ways To Make Changes That Stick

Every new year, many of us make new year’s resolutions on what positive changes we want to make in the upcoming year.  Often we start off the year doing well with our new year’s resolutions but then as the months progress we revert back to our old ways.  Creating long lasting positive change can be

Why You Should Never Compare Yourself To Others

It often comes up in my sessions with my clients that they are constantly comparing themselves to other people.  They compare themselves to how successful other people are, how they look compared to other people and what their weaknesses are compared to others strengths.   In an interview with Joe Buck, Kerri Walsh Jennings said,

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