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Appreciation/Gratitude Cards
Wilkinson Rebecca

12/15 What Kindness Looks Like

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” Dalai Lama It’s that time of year–Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s. For better or worse, ‘tis the season. Rebecca, known for being something of a Grinch, is fond of complaining about the “worse”

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Courage
Gioia

11/15 The Other Side of Masks

“I reveal myself one mask at a time”Stephen Dunn Rebecca and I have recently been using masks in our work. Although they’re often used in art therapy, we were both conflicted about what they represent. Are they meant to hide

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Art Interpretation
Wilkinson Rebecca

10/15 Sometimes a Cigar Is Not a Cigar…

Sometimes a cigar is not a cigar.  Perception is a tricky little creature.  We know that what we “see”, what we think is “reality”, is susceptible to all sorts of biochemical mechanisms.  What seems clearly obvious to some may be completely invisible

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Gioia

09/15 Sweet Dreams

“Sleep is the best meditation.” Dalai Lama Sleeping well has always been one of my super strengths.  I’m just really good at it, and I often feel that most of my best creative ideas are formed when I’m snoozing away. 

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Gioia

07/15 Crafting a Life Full of Meaning

When Rebecca and I work with caregivers and therapists, we often find that when they bring up meaning in life as an aspect of happiness that their eyes really light up. Just last month, as we spoke to the staff

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