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Don’t Miss Out on the Single BEST Gift You Can Give Yourself This Christmas

A guest post by Heidi Dennis

 

If you are anything like me, you are already lost in the Christmas lists- the to-do lists, the gift lifts, etc.  You are desperately trying to figure out what to give to those around you.  Well, I’m here to offer YOU a gift.  This particular gift just might change your life.  Once you receive this gift, you may never be the same.  Intrigued?  Lean in close.  This gift is actually a secret.  And here it is…you can’t offer to someone else what you aren’t willing to offer yourself. 

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A Therapist’s Guide on How to Survive that Awkward Thanksgiving Dinner

A guest post by Heidi Dennis 

We have all had them- those conversations where your skin suddenly feels all prickly and you instantly feel a divide between you and the person that you are talking to. The ones where you think, “How can you POSSIBLY have that opinion about _________?” The ones that make you want to crawl underneath the table, put your fingers in your ears and start saying “LA, LA, LA, I can’t hear you” (I’m real mature, I know).  It’s as if this one difference in opinion, political stance, cultural view, etc suddenly makes you feel like you have absolutely NOTHING in common with the person sitting across from you.  And it’s even worse when it’s family.  

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How to Find Laughter in the Midst of Tragedy

A guest post by Heidi Dennis

 

It was like any other day.  I had driven this road hundreds of times, only this time was different.  It was night and I had been out of town for a week.  I wasn’t anticipating the construction work that had been done.  I wasn’t anticipating the missing road lines that hadn’t been painted back on yet.  I certainly wasn’t anticipating the uninstalled stop sign lying in the ditch next to the intersection.  And I wasn’t anticipating the car that would smash into me, t-boning my driver’s side door.  In an instant, everything that I knew was about to change…

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