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Posts Tagged ‘Finding 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 →

Finding Your Inner Voice and Letting It Out

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by Mary Hockett, LCPC

How many times have you wished that you could stand up for yourself and say exactly what is on your mind?

Many females grow up with healthy opinions and a mind of their own, only to lose their voice when they get to high school. … Read the rest →

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 →