Reluctant Therapist

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Don’t be a Cow

Let me explain, I don’t really think you’re a Cow. And obviously, I am not a Cow because as we all know … Cows can’t type. My writing starts with an idea and usually that idea comes with a interesting working title. This month… Continue Reading →

Driving in the Rain

This is the second part of my Drivers Ed. series. To read my first post, check out https://reluctanttherapist.com/driving-in-the-dark/ We live in Appalachia and there is a definite learning curve to living in Appalachia. One of those curves is driving in… Continue Reading →

Driving in the Dark

I live outside a small town of 7,000  in the Blue Ridge mountains of SW Virginia. The town goes asleep at 9:30, so when it is dark; it is dark. The road I live on is an old cow path,… Continue Reading →

I have NO time

Sooo, I been thinking lately … What if there was no time? That’s not possible; we humans would invent it so we could keep a record of all the important things we do (sarcasm). Humans are creatures of habit. If… Continue Reading →

Your Life on a Post-it

 99 % of your day is written on a Post-it note. You know you feel it. The culprit is not your schedule as much as it is your brain. It seems your brain doesn’t think anything in your day is more… Continue Reading →

An Audio “Caution” for you

This is a few random chapters from a book I wrote last year   Caution: The Choice is Yours by Bryan Lindberg is an inspirational and motivational book that reiterates the power of choice in our lives. The three types… Continue Reading →

Resolution … or Not

  This post came to me while mowing my lawn. Mowing is just one of several activities that causes my mind to wander. So, while zipping around on my zero turn, I often go over the weeks conversations with patients…. Continue Reading →

What dooo you Believe?

be·lief  an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists. 2. trust, faith, or confidence in someone or something. [poll id=”10″] Followup question: Are these core beliefs apparent to others?  If not, they’re NOT core. Belief is the state of… Continue Reading →

Do U C what I C?

Let’s say a fruit is sitting on the table. We both see it, but your brain sees an apple and mine sees a plum. [poll id=”9″] Quantum physics, and particularly Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle, says that as our perception of an… Continue Reading →

Smart Dumb People

Smart dumb is an oxymoron, like military intelligence, the two words don’t seem to go together. Oxusmoros is Greek for see that guy on the Ox? He’s a moron. Actually, it is New Latin from Greek oxumōron, from oxus sharp +… Continue Reading →

What’s in a WORD?

  I’m not a linguist but I am a fan of the word. The WORD, as explained by other words is a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing. As I sit here in my living room with my… Continue Reading →

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