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The Six Realms as Psychological States

The Six Realms as Psychological States © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Although Tibetan Buddhism has depicted the six Realms as actual places we go to after our death as humans, many people, including me, don’t think of them as material locations but rather states of consciousness. What follows …

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Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation to Lower Stress & Gain Clarity © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Mindfulness meditation is beneficial for times of worry, and anxiety-ridden thoughts persist. In addition to lowering stress levels, this meditation technique brings clarity of mind. That is why mindfulness meditation is central to yoga, all …

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Journaling

Journaling or Brain Downloading © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor This information can help transform worry and ruminating thoughts into productive thinking. With stress, worry and anxiety, your entire body contracts and tightens up. A root cause of stress is repetitive, anxiety-filled thoughts. When you find yourself thinking in …

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Your Own List Of 10 “Less Usual Things To Do”

What New And Different Stress-Reducing Activities Might You Do? © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Unique experiences add zest to life and help you to refresh yourself from day-to-day concerns. The idea is to make a list that is more doable than a “bucket list;” make it a “sand …

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9 Ways To Improve Your Love Relationship

Tips for Repairing a Troubled Marriage & Improving Your Romantic Relationship © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Most romantic relationships are wildly positive at the outset. They typically continue to flourish for a good deal of time before arguments, criticism dissatisfaction occurs. Even with relationship difficulties, couples can repair their …

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4 Couples’ Communication Tips On “Perspective”

Embracing the Perspective of Your Wife, Husband or Romantic Partner © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor Learning to understand and appreciate your wife, husband, or romantic partner’s perspective is an essential skill. Your mutual happiness depends on seeing and feeling what life is like from the perspective of your …

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7 Preparations For Lowering Stress

Lower Your Stress by Preparing © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor This post was inspired by my wife, Bonnett Chandler, MA, whose exceptional consistency in “planning ahead” allows our professional practice and household to run smoothly and relatively “stress-free.” What strategic actions can you take to steer clear of …

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Marriage Therapy: Cost, Length & Insurance Coverage?

MARRIAGE THERAPY: COST, LENGTH & INSURANCE COVERAGE? © 2022 Richard Chandler, MA, LPC, Masters in Psychotherapy, Licensed Professional Counselor As a teletherapy and online marriage therapist and couples’ counselor who specializes in marriage therapy, questions about the cost, frequency, number of sessions, insurance coverage are common. People want to know these factors so they may …

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