Monthly Archives: August 2009

What Gets Your Attention Grows

I had the privilege of talking with Dr. Robert McCrae, a brain scientist from University of Chicago, and found his view of consciousness extremely useful. He said consciousness is like the calm surface of a lake, and various points rise … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy Is About Change

When people seek psychotherapy, they have generally decided that something in their lives needs to change. Therapies in general are change processes. Change, of course, is inevitable. The inanimate world degenerates and disorganizes over time. One of the qualities of … Continue reading

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People Who Are Strangers to Themselves

You know how you can have a friend who is nice to be with but not electric? You enjoy that friend’s company but you are not very stimulated. But you notice, over time, that after you spend time with that … Continue reading

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