Reluctant Therapist

Monthly posts inspired by patients

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Not Done but DO That Matters

As a therapist people think I judge right (normal) and wrong ( abnormal) behavior and decide what people should DO. It would be nice if the only problem was people not knowing right from wrong, but they DO. No, the… Continue Reading →

Christianity ain’t Natural

  What would I do if I met Christ? APOLOGIZE on behalf of my brothers and sisters. If Christianity was only a club with a history of over 2000 years. I would not belong. Mainly because half of the members are… Continue Reading →

What rrrr You Thinking?

I feel compelled to inform you of the chaos that is my thought process. This comes as an answer to a Reluctant Reader (my wife). Her comment was (in so many words): Your writing is organized chaos that some how… Continue Reading →

What’s the point?

The other day I was asked, “What’s the point?” Their rather sarcastic question was in response to a suggested (SMALL) step towards a path leading to change. My rather sarcastic response was, “Good question; Now tell me the answer. What’s… Continue Reading →

Zombie Identification

I see undead people. The Zombies are everywhere! Not the brain eating kind, mostly because it’s hard to find a good brain these days. No, instead of taking brains, these Zombies sacrifice their own. The problem with sacrificing your brain;… Continue Reading →

I need PP next year

So this is the one time of year that we ALL contemplate. Like looking both ways before crossing the street; we collectively look backwards and forward. When I earnestly take a look at my life there is one thing I… Continue Reading →

Give Me a Liver

WARNING  This is an observation that turns into a rant.   There are many types of personalities but I only care about two: the LIVER and the Practicer. The Liver, besides being a large meaty organ that sits on the… Continue Reading →

You are the GATEKEEPER

I live in a world of takers. What is a taker? They are the ones that take my energy, both physical and mental. Physical takers are best known as “the Grind.” Anyone that works at the numerous tasks required to… 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 →

No Worries … Yes Fantasy

At 63, I am a PhD in Human Development from Virginia Tech (VT). Bryanna, my 31 year-old daughter, is a Lawyer for the State Department. She graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) and works for the Department of State’s… Continue Reading →

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