20 Ways to Let Go of Ego (from David Richo, PhD)

Use this list to help cultivate healthy self-esteem, rather than egotism. From psychotherapist, teacher, and best-selling author, David Richo.

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You Are Worthy: How to Overcome Feelings of Shame
April 25, 2017
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Lazy Hours by Md saad andalib @ flickr-blog-post-about-shame-and-worthinessPhoto Credit: MD saad andalib

We don’t often talk about it, but we all experience feelings of shame at one point or another – times when we feel deficient, faulty or unworthy. When we feel…

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The Cognitive Benefits of Slumber: We sleep to remember, to forget, and to live in the moment
April 13, 2017
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If you’re one of between 50 and 70 million American adults who chronically suffer from some sleep or wakefulness disorder, do not lose hope. Each of us can implement at least some methods that help... Read More...
21 Highly Successful, Inspiring People with Mental Health Challenges
March 28, 2017
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What do Abraham Lincoln, Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher and Hershel Walker have in common? They were highly successful people who faced mental health challenges.

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4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear
February 28, 2017
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4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear. Image by Steve Corey, Flying High - Surfer on big wavePhoto Credit: Steve Corey
A short summary of spiritual teacher Michael Grady’s excellent talk entitled “Facing Fear with an Inquiring Mind.” The key point being that fear isn’t something to get rid of;... Read More...
Be Kind to Yourself: Four Ways to Practice Self-Care
February 20, 2017
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Self-care. Bayfront Park Miami Free Yoga picture by Rafael Montilla at FlickrPhoto Credit: Rafael Montilla
When was the last time you took time to do something nice for yourself? If you’re like many people, you might find that you’ve been too busy to get a full night of sleep, to cook yourself a good... Read More...
Marion Woodman: Pioneer of Conscious Femininity and the Psychology of the Soul

Marion Woodman has left a rich legacy of pioneering work in Jungian analysis, somatic psychotherapy, and feminine psychology.

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Mindfulness and the Five Hindrances to (Inner) Peace
January 20, 2017
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In Buddhist psychology, the concept of “The Five Hindrances” sheds light on what gets in the way of us feeling as peaceful as possible and making healthy choices, regardless of the particular... Read More...
Emotional Wellness Skills: An Interview with Judy Belmont, Therapist, Speaker and Author
December 30, 2016
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There are so many people struggling with mental health issues that don’t go to counseling. I have about forty years of experience as a therapist, and I wanted to focus on life skills that anybody... Read More...
Supporting a Loved One With PTSD
PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) is a medical condition some people develop after experiencing or witnessing an emotionally disturbing or life-threatening event. The distressing combination of... Read More...