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You Hold the Keys to Loving Your Body During the Summer

Humor is important, but the pain that people experience during the summer about their bodies is NO laughing matter. And the last thing that is helpful is for people who are feeling badly about not having the "beach body" that is being touted as the ultimate benchmark of success, is to then feel even worse that they are feeling badly about feeling badly! In other words, it isn't helpful to add negative self-judgement about body hate on top of the body hate. So this month try to find ways to … Continue reading...

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Memorial Day Thoughts & Thank You

Many of us spend our lives in our proverbial bubbles, maybe even reading about how art therapy can help veterans with PTSD every now and then. However, we rarely take the time to remember those who have fallen and consider the many sacrifices all the men, women and their families have made - and continue to make - that help provide many of the freedoms Americans enjoy and often take for granted. That said, we want to say thank you to all the men and women who have valiantly served the United … Continue reading...

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Autism and Music Therapy

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Each year holiday advertisements for Christmas start earlier and earlier (this year I actually saw one before Halloween!) and with them comes the meta message for many folks that they need to shape up … [Read More...]

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