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The Persistence of Negative Thoughts – My Brain’s Not Broken

The Persistence of Negative Thoughts – My Brain's Not Broken

I don’t always like to start my posts with “this week in therapy,” but … this week in therapy, I’ve absently pointed out that my negative thoughts have been more present lately. When I think about my negative thoughts, I don’t really see them as something to get rid of right now. They are here,…

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Motivational Stories

Ellen Bass’s Immense and Intimate Poem of Perspective and Persistence, Read by Amanda Palmer – Brain Pickings

The Big Picture: Ellen Bass’s Immense and Intimate Poem of Perspective and Persistence, Read by Amanda Palmer

“Yours is a grave and sobering responsibility, but it is also a shining opportunity,” the poet turned marine biologist Rachel Carson enjoined a gathering of young people about to commence their lives as she was exiting hers, having catalyzed the modern environmental movement with her courageous 1962 book Silent Spring “Mankind is challenged, as it…

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