By Benjamin Marr, M.A., M.B.C. Dedication I dedicate this article to my mother, who always encouraged me to use my assets, although they had their limitations due to my disabilities. She motivated me to use my remaining skills to develop my intellect to an even higher level, never to perceive myself as handicapped (“cap-in-hand”), but…

At the beginning of every year, advertisers push the “New Year, New You” slogan to sell a myriad of different things that are often forgotten by the start of spring.  What if this year you set a new intention that would benefit yourself, your relationship, and your partner? What if this year your intention is…

Open Letter To Kim Kardashian – Psoriasis Can Be Healed Dear Kim Kardashian: The headline by EXTRA – CELEBRITY NEWS  August 31, 2016  “Reality star Kim Kardashian says she has learned to live with her psoriasis and is no longer trying to cover it up,” prompted me to write to you. To your embarrassment and…

Did you know there is no law that says you are required to use Western Medicine—sickness care. You need to put yourself in a position to avoid the U.S. Oligarchy’s sickness care.  Thousands of people have health care that doesn’t require prescriptions, slashing/burning and body parts cut out. Every diagnosis from A to Z—Abdominal Pain…

Are you finding that your relationship is defined by pain, bitterness and anger? Are you and your partner so stuck in the negativity of the past and so pessimistic about the future that you often fail to nurture the positive things that happen in the present? Is it becoming difficult to remember why you chose…

The unconscious mind contains significant information—both positive and negative.  The unconscious mind’s job is to hold the negative information at bay out of the conscious mind’s awareness until a person is able to process these negative feelings, experiences or woundings. Thus, it can be said the unconscious mind acts as a repository, a ‘cauldron’ of…

The end of the school year is around the corner and it is that time of year again – it’s Finals time. Your teenagers are probably very stressed or getting stressed. There is a lot of things going on right now, Junior Prom, Senior Ball and other end of the year activities. As I stated…

As a mental health counselor for the past twenty years, I have listened to many painful stories from some of my lesbian and gay patients regarding their upbringing in a homophobic and heterosexist world. Many of my gay and lesbian patients, including a number of bisexual and transgender individuals, have shared with me that as…

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