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Posts Tagged ‘find life purpose’

Dethroning the Voice of Shame

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By Deepak Santhiraj, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

feelings of shameWriting in his diary in 1892 at the height of the Russian Industrial Age, Leo Tolstoy observed, “Life cannot have any other purpose than joy and goodness. Only this purpose – joy- is ultimately worthy of life.” We can identify that goodness and beauty with unending joy can prevail in the face of monumental shame that releases a myriad of unsettling human emotions.Read the rest →

The Pursuit of Happiness with Flow

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by Deepak Santhiraj, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

The Pursuit of Happiness with FlowOur nation continues to experience heightened levels of depression. Current studies reflect that teens are also becoming impacted by these alarming rates of depression. Investigative journalist, Johann Hari, reflects that:

One in five U.S.

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Life With a Purpose!: Keys to Intentional Living

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By Jennifer DuBos, MA, LPC

In all my therapy sessions, I ask my clients to answer three basic questions: 1.) Who am I? 2.) What do I believe and why? and 3.) What is my purpose? The reason I ask these questions is to help my clients determine how intentionally they are living their lives.… Read the rest →