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Goodbye Mr. Keating: On Robin Williams and the public’s response to suicide

“My time in the arena made me realize how I need to stop punishing her for something she couldn’t help, specifically the crushing depression she fell into after my father’s death. Because sometimes things happen to people and they’re not … Continue reading

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An ode to our veterans

Yesterday I started my new clinical rotation at the VA.  As I am considering a career at the VA post grad school, I am excited to see what happens.  One thing is for certain. After one session with a veteran, … Continue reading

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What’s your story? (Overcoming adversity and leaving your hobbit hole)

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes like meaningful. “ – Joshua J. Marine Psychology has a rather long history of focusing on the negative, focusing on what’s broken and in need of fixing.  Last … Continue reading

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A little more like Lucy Pevensie

  This year I continued my adventures in reading fabulous fiction that I should have read decades ago. Last year it was Tolkien, this year it was Harry Potter and now I’m working my way through “The Chronicles of Narnia”. … Continue reading

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Take a Picture: Moments in Time “This thing all things devours: Birds, beasts, trees, flowers; Gnaws iron, bites steel; Grinds hard stones to meal; Slays king, ruins town, And beats high mountain down. His tongue seemed to stick in his … Continue reading

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Letting go

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Wander on: The beginning

“All that is gold does not glitter, Not all those who wander are lost; The old that is strong does not wither, Deep roots are not reached by the frost.”  -J.R.R. Tolkien The Lord of the Rings Ahhhh.  How I cherish … Continue reading

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