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burnout
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Burned Out or Filled Up?

Rebecca–Light in the Darkness 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,

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addiction
Gioia

Low-Key Joy

Rebecca–Rising Sun 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

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

art with a lower case “a”

Rebecca–Doodling Notes from Lecture 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

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cancer
Gioia

Ubuntu–The Universal Bond that Connects Us All

Rebecca–Feeling Generous Gioia found a new word the other day: Ubuntu.  Apparently Ubuntu is a Zulu term for compassion and humanity, or human kindness.  It means, literally, “human-ness.” She had been looking for a way to describe what she and

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creative journaling
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Woody Guthrie’s New Year’s Rulin’s

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

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Chris Peterson
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Other People Matter

Rebecca–My Lovely Peeps “I believe that unconditional love will have the final word ” Martin Luther King, Jr. It’s been a challenging year if you listen to the news recaps. Ebola. Gaza. Ukraine. Malaysia Airlines. ISIS. Robin Williams. Girls here

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