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Coping mechanism
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Arsenal, Fountain, Toolbox, Kit?

Rebecca–The Project We’ve been struggling over the best metaphor describe the collection of strategies that we use to feel renewed and revitalized.  This dilemma arose after we read one of Lisa Sonora-Beam’s newsletters where she quotes Jason Bourne (from Robert

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downward comparison
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Downward Comparisons

Whether you’re in the Mid-Atlantic East Coast or somewhere else, you likely know that things have been very stressful in DC over the last couple of months. We had two harrowing shootings. The government furlough has created an insidious sense

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creativity
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Name Your Inner Critic

Many of us struggle with an inner voice that chatters a low-grade stream of discouraging negativity.  In the world of creativity, this voice has been christened “The Inner Critic” but we’ve heard other much more evocative and telling names such

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Attending to the Good
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Three Things That Went Well This Morning

“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life…It turns what we have into enough, and more. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend.” Melody Beattie Gioia and I frequently open workshops

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7 word biographies
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

Seven Word Biographies

Gioia-I Am An Artist Paul Holdengräber, who interviews cultural icons through the New York Public Libraries, always asks his guests to provide a 7 word biography. He calls them biographical “haikus” or “tweets”.Here are some wonderful examples he has elicited:

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Strengths
Rebecca Wilkinson, ATR-BC, LCPAT

What’s Your “Super Power”?

Rebecca-Yellow Planetary Warrior Rebecca’s sister Jenny loves to liven up dinner parties by asking guests around the table “what is your ‘Super Power’–some quality that others know you for, even if it’s something outrageous and seemingly useless?” Initially, when the

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