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Friday Wrap Up: Too Many LInks Edition - Katie Cashin Therapy

Friday Wrap Up

Hi Everyone and Happy Friday!! Here on the blog I’m going to use Fridays to gather up some of what’s caught my attention around the web during week and replant it for you here on the Friday Wrap Up. I’ll share links, videos, quotes, art…the possibilities seem endless! So enjoy, have a great start to your weekend, and Read More

Clip of the Week: Bernadette Noll, Slow Family Living

Earlier this week I shared this article from Fast Company on my FaceBook page, discussing how we equate our work hours with our productivity level. Then I found this video featuring Bernadette Noll from Slow Family and definitely wanted to share! What I really enjoy about this video is the dialogue between Nancy and Bernadette, Read More

Getting to Know Our Goals

If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. Henry David Thoreau Long-term, short-term, personal, professional, pipeline or attainable, however you frame them, chances are that your relationship with your goals influences almost everything you do during the day Read More

Couples Therapy: Make It Work For You

If you have ever been in couples therapy or even just started the search for a couples therapist, chances are you had a lot of questions about how the process of therapy with two people would roll out… Here are some of the standard questions from couples calling to set up their first appointment: What exactly will we Read More

Back to School: Algebra, Art, Anxiety??

Do you remember the Staples (Office Store) commercial that had a father joyfully riding his shopping cart down the aisle to “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” while his two kids trailed behind, hunched over in dread and dragging their feet? This clip runs through my mind every time we enter the first Read More

A Different Angle: Changing Perspective and Getting Un-Stuck

  In my humble opinion, one of the greatest cruelties of life is that playgrounds are reserved for children. Adults get gyms, sure, I’ll give you that. But point me in the direction of a big adult gym that includes uneven or monkey bars. (Full disclosure: I haven’t been to a gym in YEARS so Read More

“Just Fine”

In our family, the only time we ever use the phrase “I’m just fine” seems to be when everything is anything but fine. Luckily, we caught on to the pattern and at this point it’s become a big family joke. But I don’t think I’d have to put out an extensive poll to find that many other people do Read More

Quiet Time and the Anxious Mind

This year it feels like school was out for a day or two before Target, WalMart, and other big name stores began rolling the “Back-2-School” ads and I can just imagine the anxiety and despair that kids experience every time they’re reminded that school is “just around the corner.” It hasn’t always been like this, right? I Read More

Begin again (and again) (and again)

Somehow, I made it through all of my formal education without ever enrolling or sitting in on a home economics course. So this made it kind of surprising when last year I suddenly wanted to learn how to sew! Where this domestic hankering came from I have no clue. Not a one. But there it was and though Read More

So not helping

Besties. Soul mates. Kindred spirits. Neighbors. Bros. “Framilies.” Whatever you call them, having a solid support systems is an important part of life. Especially when we hit those days that feel much harder and heavier. Whether it’s a co-worker with a casserole, a sister with a hug, a neighbor willing to give you a ride, or Read More

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