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On This Memorial Day, I Thank You – Free H.E.A.R.T. DVD

- If you are sensitive to any combat video screens you may not choose to watch the trailer above. - May is military appreciation month – a time when we honor the men and women of the Armed Fo…

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Insomnia and Mental Illness

People with a mental illness like depression, anxiety, or bipolar disorder are more likely to suffer from insomnia or other sleep disorders. For these mental health related sleeping problems, insomnia…

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Memorial Day: A Time to Appreciate

Memorial Day is a time to appreciate and honor the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families for the sacrifices they've made. Whatever our political or social views, we set all that asid…

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National Abandonment

Perhaps the single most devastating emotional pain we suffer is abandonment. Millions of children know this experience as their primary relationship to their parents, and the effects are wide-rangin…

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I’m Sorry, Wounded Healers

In this post, I offered up a global apology on behalf of doctors everywhere to those who they may have hurt. But if you’re a doctor, I can guarantee that you also deserve an apology.  I’m certain that…

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Re-Writing Your Painful Story

Returning to the scene of the trauma As I write this, I am on a plane, flying to Chicago where I start my book tour. The irony of this fact is not lost on me. You see, I lived in Chicago for …

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