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Say ‘Yes’ to Yourself

Have you ever said yes to doing something and immediately regretted it because you wished you had said no? Do you find that sometimes you are acting from a place of obligation but have lost the meaning of why? Do y... 

  Monday, June 10, 2024

Co-Hosts: Kari Knutson M.A., Dr. Pat Baccili

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Great Expectations!

  Why is it so hard to change, to try new things, or to take action on things we say we want to do? It might be because we are afraid, or because we have unrealistic expectations, or because we think t... 

  Monday, April 8, 2024

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Meaning Making

Our brains seem to be hard-wired to look for meaning. We interpret all kinds of situations and objects with a focus on what they mean. Driving a certain car, having a particular handbag, or jewelry from a specific ... 

  Monday, January 8, 2024

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The Tipping Point

Between November and January, we celebrate many holidays in the United States. These celebrations can bring joy and fulfillment as well as stress and overwhelm. There are usually high expectations along with more o... 

  Monday, December 11, 2023

Co-Hosts: Kari Knutson M.A., Dr. Pat Baccili

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Enough

Striving, doing, and achieving, are built into our cultural values. We should always be ‘on’, ‘going the extra mile’, and ‘giving 110%’. Sometimes all this productivity gets conf... 

  Monday, November 13, 2023

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Getting and Giving

Going through an ‘average’ day means interacting with all kinds of people. In those interactions, there is an element of give and take, meaning that some people will be of service to you, and other time... 

  Tuesday, October 10, 2023

Co-Hosts: Kari Knutson M.A., Dr. Pat Baccili

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Me vs. Me

In our culture, there is a strong focus on striving to meet expectations. These expectations come from many different sources such as society, our families, social media, and marketing. They are usually centered ar... 

  Monday, August 14, 2023

Co-Hosts: Kari Knutson M.A., Dr. Pat Baccili

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Too Late for a Change?

There is a false narrative that many people carry around with them related to time. The narrative is that time has somehow run out for them and ‘it’s too late’ to start something new, make a chang... 

  Monday, July 10, 2023

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We Need Each Other

Many of us prize the trait of being independent.  We use the concept of ‘pull yourself up by you... 

  Monday, June 12, 2023

Co-Hosts: Kari Knutson M.A., Dr. Pat Baccili

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Perpetual Achievement

In an achievement-based society, it seems as if we should always be working on a goal, improving ourselves, or figuring out what’s next. Whether the pressure to achieve is external or internal, many of us hav... 

  Monday, May 8, 2023

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Knowing Yourself

Our attributes, personality traits, and preferences are all parts of what make us unique. Add to that our emotions at any given time, our age and stage in life, as well as societal, and global issues that are impac... 

  Monday, April 10, 2023

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I Got You!

Have you ever had an experience where someone said or did something that made you feel taken care of or they used their skill-set to help you do something you couldn’t do on your own? Maybe they took the time... 

  Monday, March 13, 2023

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When it’s time to start!

Beginning something new or starting something again, like a project you began but didn’t finish, can be difficult. Sometimes just getting to the starting point of an endeavor is harder than actually doing the... 

  Monday, February 13, 2023

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A Whole New You

Now that we are a few days into the new year, the pressure to make resolutions, articulate goals, find your mission, live your vision, and change your life is on! There is an allure to the ideas around having a cle... 

  Monday, January 9, 2023

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When you lose, don’t lose the lesson

We all have situations in our lives where we lose. We lose opportunities, relationships, arguments, motivation and most of us have even lost our keys at some point. When we think about loss it’s natural to ge... 

  Monday, December 12, 2022

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Flexing the Muscle of Decisiveness

Have you ever noticed how easy it is to defer to other people when making decisions? From simple things lik... 

  Monday, November 14, 2022

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Why it’s hard to try new things

It can be exciting to think about trying new things like the class you’ve always wanted to take, the experience you’ve dreamt about having, or the relationship you would like to build.  Despite the... 

  Monday, September 12, 2022

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Navigating Anxiety

Most people have experienced feeling anxious at some point in their lives, whether it was from taking a test, trying something new, or making a big decision. Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry, fear, or dread bu... 

  Monday, July 11, 2022

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The art of a good goodbye

Saying goodbye is something we do repeatedly over the course of our lives. We say goodbye to experiences, things, jobs, people, pets, relationships, homes, and loved ones. We have goodbyes that are planned and ones... 

  Monday, June 13, 2022

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All or Nothing

In a society that runs on goals, achievement, and status it can be difficult to stop all the ‘doing’ and appreciate the ‘being’. Specifically, to acknowledge where you are on the journey whi... 

  Monday, May 9, 2022

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Navigating the ‘New Normal’

Some people are calling this current time of change, the ‘New Normal’ however navigating it can feel anything but normal. What do we do when things that used to feel normal don’t feel that way any... 

  Monday, April 11, 2022

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Building Resilience During Difficult Times

The news is full of some awful things right now and we can find ourselves overwhelmed and triggered by the constant access we have to information. In a time of heightened emotions and very tangible stressors, how d... 

  Monday, March 14, 2022

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Chasing the Future

There is so much striving in our goal-oriented, achievement-driven culture that it can be difficult to mentally and physically stop and be in the present. Many of us are chasing a future where we are waiting for ce... 

  Monday, February 14, 2022

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Magical Thinking

Do you ever knock on wood to keep something bad from happening or cross your fingers when you want something good to happen? Do you make a wish when you blow out candles and have an item of clothing or a thing that... 

  Monday, January 10, 2022

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