Posts Tagged ‘therapy santa rosa’

rustic table, window, words_ life transition self-care, 5 ways to fill your cup, blog post from women’s circle facilitator Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

Life Transition Self-Care: 5 Ways to Fill Your Cup

I remember the moment like it was yesterday, even though it happened many years ago. I was sitting with a client who was in the midst of a complex life transition. She was feeling lost, confused and disoriented. In the middle of our conversation she looked up and said, “If you could take my hand,…

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vine on white wall, words - are you wanting more or wanting less - blog post by Santa Rosa counselor Patty Bechtold at wiselifetherapy.com

Are you wanting more or wanting less?

The question of wanting more. (It’s a common question, right?) We ask it often, of ourselves and others. We ask it almost automatically in some situations: Do you want more pie? Do you want more space? Yet in times of transition and change, asking what you want more of is far from simple. In fact,…

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Santa Rosa therapist Patty Bechtold shares 3 ways to cope with advice overload at wiselifetherapy.com

Advice Overload: 3 Ways to Cope

Advice Overload: 3 Ways to Cope. Updated 12/31/21 Hello and Happy New Year! I came back to work today and couldn’t help but notice that the advice machine is in full swing as it usually is in January. Yes, advice overload has arrived, yet again. You probably know how advice overload goes: a constant stream of…

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Santa Rosa therapist and life coach Patty Bechtold explores wisdom of savoring at wiselifetherapy.com

Building Happiness through the Wisdom of Savoring

The wisdom of savoring has been on my mind since the start of the year. That’s when I discovered that the words savor and wisdom share a root word (sapere). Sapere means to taste, and not just in the culinary sense. It’s a lovely invitation to taste all that life brings to us. And while I’m no etymologist, I imagine…

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Santa Rosa therapist Patty Bechtold shares thoughts from a modern therapist at wiselifetherapy.com

Thoughts from a Modern Therapist

Until late last year, I’d never heard the term modern therapist. And when I saw a mention of it in my twitter feed, I thought it might refer to a therapist who uses the most up-to-date theories or modern techniques. My curiosity was piqued, so I clicked over. That’s when I discovered a meme about…

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