Peace Partnership
3 Feb

Love, Acceptance & Approval

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Acceptance and approval are often mistaken as the same thing, but they are two very different concepts. The English word, “acceptance” means recognizing the reality of a situation or condition and is derived from a Latin word meaning, “to find rest in.” When we accept someone, we acknowledge the good and bad realities of who […]

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2 Dec

Brilliant Advice No One Shared With Me

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1. Your Marriage Responsibility In marriage, your spouse may know more about you than you do! The trick to real growth is to do your part in creating an environment where your spouse feels safe and secure enough to share these invaluable secrets with you. This can result in better teamwork when each of you […]

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1 Aug

The Most Important Question No One Asks

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We all want to be happy. I often ask people, “What do you want out of life?” and people frequently respond with something like, “I want to have a great job that pays well and be in a loving, lasting relationship.” This response is so predictable and generic it no longer carries any real meaning. […]

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7 Nov

Psychopharmacology Part 2

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As the two classes of drugs that had been responsible for launching the psychopharmacology revolution plunged in sales, strides were made to rehabilitate the psychiatry field. Psychiatrists had a distinct advantage in that they were physicians and the only individuals able to write prescriptions for psychotropic drugs at that time. If the image of the […]

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2 Oct

Psychopharmacology Part 1

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To better understand the history of psychopharmacology, here is a simplified timeline: 1950s: Seemed as though new breakthrough drugs are being discovered every year. Psychiatry emerged as the fastest growing specialty in medicine. 1961: Thomas Szas, a psychiatrist at the State University of New York in Syracuse argued that, “psychiatric disorders weren’t medical in kind, […]

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