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More Than Healthcare Self-Care

More Than Healthcare Self-Care Marshall Smith, MFT-Intern "I love my job," "my patients need me," "I should have done a better job," "if I do not take care of my patients who will?" These thoughts are not uncommon in occupations that entail caring for other people,...

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Concerned About Your Kids and Media Use?

By Marshall Smith, MFT-Intern Many of us have done this. We are sitting in a waiting-room, riding the bus, relaxing outside, waiting for our food, or lying in bed and turn to an immediate source of distraction, social media! I would be lying if I were to say I am not...

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Finding Self-Worth

‘I screwed up, no one will love me.’ ‘I don’t have enough time in the day to get everything done.’ ‘I don’t deserve to be happy.’ I can remember thinking these thoughts as a child and even now as an adult. I try to tell myself they aren’t true and that my best is good...

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Worthy Women

Growing up I was shy and reserved. Actually, unless I really know you, I’m still shy and reserved. As a child, I thought I was strange and felt as though I didn’t fit in anywhere. Not sure where my thinking came from, but it’s how I felt. Therefore, I believed I...

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Progress vs. Perfection

I had an interesting conversation today about progress versus perfection.  This is a concept that gets discussed often in my office and I would like to expound on it; also I found the following, awesome, quote by Voltaire:  When we think of...

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