Relationships and Co-Dependency

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Relationships as Mirrors Commonly, in our thoughtful moments, we are trying to understand our relationships.  In therapeutic work, the aim is to go beyond complaining about how and what your friend or partner does to upset and confuse you.  At some point, the relationship must become a mirror reflecting you to yourself.  Asking, “what is my role and part?” can …

When You Feel (Emotions), You Heal

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Positive Thinking Meets Negative Emotions Unless you’ve been living the life of a hermit, surely, you’ve gotten the memo that thinking positive thoughts and feeling positive emotions is real important. Normal Vincent Peal’s “The Power of Positive Thinking” circa 1952 was a major intro to this idea. Now, more than 70 years later, we have the science to back up …