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… Only a Mother Can Love

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

There is something very unique about Mother´s Day because we all come from a mother, no exceptions. Some of us are also a mother. In addition to human children, we may consider our pets our children or feel motherly towards members of marginalized groups. Men can also nurture and care for their families in a […]

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Get a Second Opinion: An Input on the Impact of Diagnoses

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud A book I am currently reading (by Prof. Dr. Pieter Duker) on the discussion of the severe impact of receiving a diagnosis of autism or ADHD and the risk of false-negative or false-positive diagnosis has reminded me of the severe impact just a diagnosis can have on a person. If one is […]

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The Stories We Tell About Ourselves: How to Change a Life

| March 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud “Airport books,” also known as the self-help book industry, is one of the largest and most successful categories in this market. We probably all have one or several self-help books at home. We’ve purchased them with the intent to better our lives. A few years ago I was at the “I Can […]

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Relationship Talk in Time for Valentine´s Day

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

By Mrs. Freud Valentine’s Day can arrive with protest: “But it is the day when we show each other our love for one another!” Response: “It is just a commercial event, pushed by the stores to increase sales. It does not mean anything special. I love you every day.” Does this dialog sound familiar? I […]

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Annoyance is Your Friendly Helper

| December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Once again I chose the topic of stress, since it can be so harmful to our physical, mental and psychological health. Being stressed changes our whole perception, including that of our environment, our achievements and our loved ones. Suddenly, nothing seems good enough anymore. But how can we get out of it […]

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Assertiveness Goes With Kindness

| August 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud I love all my clients, I truly do. And there are a few that my heart goes out to even more. Here is why. I often wonder why a kind, intelligent and always giving person is not accepting of behavior on their part. Yet, they put up with it on a daily […]

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“I Am Who I Am!” and Other Communication-Stoppers

| May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Almost certainly you have heard someone you love utter the above exclamation in frustration, maybe it was even you. We all have lines to hold prying people at bay. This is human. We don´t always have the peace of mind at that very moment to open up to be vulnerable, and to […]

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Once We Know, We Can´t Continue As If We Didn´t

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Did you ever find yourself thinking, “Blessed be the ignorant”? As we go through life we learn different things about ourselves at different times. All these revelations have something in common: once discovered, we “can´t not know” anymore. That is good and also challenging news. I trust that we come to discover […]

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Passions – We All Have Them, Can´t Always Name Them

| March 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

By Mrs. Freud Have you been passionate about something lately? Some of us have known and groomed a passion since childhood, like my good friend who has been collecting stamps for 67 years. Others have a full enough schedule that they feel they can´t make time to be passionate about anything. Or maybe you are […]

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New Year´s Resolutions (NYRs) that Stick

| December 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

by Mrs. Freud Again, another young and fresh year inspires us to a better version of ourselves: Happier, lighter, nicer, richer, healthier… The possibilities are endless. Wanting to change for the better is a great thing, and certainly doable. But are there items on your list that have been there year, after year, after year? […]

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