rustic table, window, words_ how to walk away from over responsibility, blog post from women’s life coach Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

Walk Away from Over Responsibility

I’ve seen women insist on cleaning everything in the house before they could sit down to write… and you know it’s a funny thing about housecleaning… it never comes to an end. Perfect way to stop a woman. A woman must be careful to not allow over-responsibility…to steal her necessary creative rests, riffs, and raptures.…

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mug on blue table, blog post from Santa Rosa therapist Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

It’s Time to Embrace Your Quiet Knowing

You have a quiet knowing deep within that has always been present. It’s there. It has always been there. It will always be there. It winds through the dusky-dawn junctions of knowing and not knowing. It’s of you. And in you. And circling through you. Always. Your quiet knowing that has always been present. But sometimes, without…

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photo, vine wood fence, words, 4 creative ways to boost your mood when you're feeling down, blog post by Santa Rosa therapist Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

4 creative ways to boost your mood when you’re feeling down

Lately a lot of people have been telling me they’re feeling down. Or some similar version of that. Words like…feeling blah, in a funk, don’t feel like myself, kind of burned out. You get the picture. So in this post I’ll try to help you answer these questions: Am I feeling down or is this depression? Why…

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key on table, words, 25 heartfelt wise women quotes for midlife, blog post by Santa Rosa therapist Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

25 heartfelt wise women quotes for midlife

Can you believe that in my 13 years as a blog writer I’ve never put together a quote post? For some reason the stars have aligned today and I’ve gathered up 25 heartfelt wise women quotes for midlife. As I was sorting through the quotes I realized that I wished I’d done this sooner. Because…

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flowers on deck, words - You're invited to journaling for self care, blog post from life coach Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

You’re invited to: Journaling for Self Care

You’re invited to join me for a FREE summer gathering where we’ll be journaling for self-care. It’s called Unraveling the Road Ahead. Read more about it and sign up below. Have you ever picked up a notebook and a pen and just started writing? There you were, spilling your thoughts and feelings on the page. Then, almost…

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