Monthly Archives: August 2013

Depression, In A Behavioral Intervention Earlier This Week

“Some clients describe it as their heart dropping in their body, like they are falling. Others describe it as something heavy sitting on their chest. Others say it’s like their heart became heavy and is hard to carry around. Others … Continue reading

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Discovering a Lake While Mapping Out Running Routes On The North Side

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A Few Songs I Listened To On An 18 Mile Run

The Head and The Heart – Rivers and Roads Jose Gonzalez – Heartbeats Bon Iver – re: Stacks Florence and The Machine – Cosmic Love Of Monsters and Men – Slow and Steady

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The Worth Of Our Small Lives

One of my clients, a survivor of very severe domestic abuse, looks up at me with a mix of desperation and hope that I can’t quite decipher, and says, “But how do you build self worth out of nothing?” I … Continue reading

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To The Wonder

I never thought I would be able to say this, but everything I ever intended to achieve with this blog, and the whole artistic vision of my life, I think is aptly summarized by the movie I watched last night, … Continue reading

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Little Things

When I’m tired and it’s 9pm and I’m 7 miles into a 9 mile run, and I hear “Git it, girl!” so I take out one earbud and turn my head, and a girl sitting on the curb at the … Continue reading

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Cheap Nostalgia

On an evening run, a song by Leonard Cohen came on that has this part that goes: “She is wearing rags and feathers From Salvation Army counters And the sun pours down like honey On our lady of the harbor … Continue reading

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