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Why these inspirational quotes are wrong

Inspirational quotes, intended to motivate or encourage, are often nothing more than psychological gibberish masquerading as profound truths. They sound nice, but mean nothing. “If you dream it, you can do it.” I love Mickey Mouse, but this assertion by … Continue reading

Do you have these things on your kitchen counter?

At this time of year, clementines sit in a basket on our counter; another basket sits the leftover Skinny Pop popcorn. I believe in healthy and convenient grab and go’s. Research shows that snacking improves function at school and work- … Continue reading

3 common mistakes kids make in therapy

The first few therapy sessions generally go pretty well with most kids and parents. We can usually change problematic behaviors with most children fairly quickly by setting up systems of incentives and penalties. This is a dramatic departure from traditional … Continue reading

The most noteworthy quotes of 2015

Here’s my list of the most noteworthy quotes from the past year! “It’s always about the money,” is routinely asserted by “Mr. Wonderful” (Kevin O’Leary) on the popular program “Shark Tank.”  O’Leary may have a net worth of $400 million … Continue reading

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