Richard Dama, LPC, Counseling & Clinical Hypnotherapy

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A Therapist and His Wife

A Therapist and His Wife

An actual exchange between my wife and me yesterday afternoon: Susan: You work too hard. Me: What makes you say that? Susan: Because you need to get our more. Me: Ok, but what prompts you to make that observation? Susan:…

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What are You Waiting For?

What are You Waiting For?

You were born. The rest of the story is entirely up to you. Make a life worth reading about. Rich  Share on Tumblr 

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Become Your Own Habit!

Become Your Own Habit!

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Personal Choice and Personal Responsibility for a Better Life

Personal Choice and Personal Responsibility for a Better Life

Today, I’d like to talk about freedom. Freedom to think, say, read and be whatever you want. However, with freedom also comes great responsibility. When we speak of freedom what we’re actually talking about is the ability to make choices.…

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Old Soul or Just an Old Codger?

Old Soul or Just an Old Codger?

Have you ever felt old? I don’t mean those aches and pains (and snap, crackle and pop) you experience when you get out of bed after reaching a certain age, but I mean just felt old to your very core.…

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Thanks for Being Patient

Thanks for Being Patient

Good Morning All, Well, I’m back and I want to thank you for being patient while I was on hiatus. Actually, I didn’t have much choice about the matter. A couple of months ago I wrote about finding out that…

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Why, Oh Why??

Why, Oh Why??

As I wrote in Wednesday’s blog, the human brain craves order. Our minds, especially our subconscious looks at and interacts with the world by comparing it to a series of templates it has developed through past experience. This is both…

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Here’s 20 Cents. Change Your Pair-A-Dimes!

Here’s 20 Cents. Change Your Pair-A-Dimes!

One of my favorite quotes, and one that I remind myself of many times each week in my role as an administrator of a large organization, is by Albert Einstein, “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we…

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Listening for your Answers. Seeing your Miracles

Listening for your Answers. Seeing your Miracles

I need to begin this post by stating that I do not believe in God. Having said that I also need to state that I don’t not believe in God. I think of myself as a born again, radical, fundamentalist…

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Strength and Knowledge through Adversity

Strength and Knowledge through Adversity

Crap happens…to everyone…all the time; it’s a fact of life. I have colleagues, friends, family and clients who, when they’re experiencing periods of adversity in their lives ask, “Why me?” My answer isn’t very popular, at least at first, but I…

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