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Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

06/15 Getting Clear on Your Core Values

“When your values are clear to you, making decisions becomes easier.” Roy Disney Seems pretty straightforward–we assume we know what our values are, right?!  But when we propose this activity in our workshops and groups, it often draws a blank

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burnout
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

05/15 Burned Out or Filled Up?

Gioia and I were talking about ways to manage burn out and got intrigued by the evocative nature of that descriptor–burn out. The expression evokes all sorts of visual images: a flame sputtering and then extinguishing, a light bulb crackling

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Gioia

04-15 Low-Key Joy

When we work with people in substance abuse recovery, we focus on identifying positive emotions they’d want to experience if their recovery from addiction goes as well as it possibly could. Using this “fake it ’til you make it” approach

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art with lower case a
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

03/15 art with a lower case “a”

Art is intimidating. Although children usually make art spontaneously, most of us stopped doing art in our early teens.   Unless you identify with being an Artist with a capital “A,” art may be something that you relegate to your talented

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creative journaling
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

01/15 Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Rulin’s

This time of year always calls for lists, all kinds of lists—“Best of..”, “Worst of …”, “Things for which you’re grateful”, “What you accomplished in 2014”, “Resolutions for the upcoming year”, etc…. We’ve been thinking about lists here at CWW

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