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Tree, words_ how to begin again and again, blog post by Patty Bechtold therapist in Santa Rosa, wiselifetherapy

How to Begin Again…and Again

We’re well into January and I’m feeling surprisingly optimistic. Here’s why: I believe more and more women are finally turning toward the possibility of learning how to begin again. In other words, we know that the the old way of proclaiming “New Year, New You” just doesn’t work. We’ve also gotten wise to the false…

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9 Ways to Manage Anxiety During Anxious Times

No doubt you’re aware that we’re living during anxious times, which tends to not only increase anxiety, but also make it harder than ever to manage anxiety. In fact, these are particularly difficult times: times of political upheaval, wars, climate change. And that’s just the short list of the ongoing challenges we face at this…

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7 Life Paradoxes to Help You Feel Better

Not long ago I bought a book of Zen koans. It was an impulse purchase, and I snatched it up without thinking much about it. It seemed like the perfect resource guide for these ambiguous, ambivalent times we’re living in. I’ve read that koans are helpful for understanding the paradoxical aspects of reality. And even…

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