Patricia Frank

Grief can be a Surprise

Patricia Frank is a Licensed Psychotherapist.

Grief is a feeling. It is an emotional reaction to a thought or event. It is an instinct that is normal, natural and inevitable. Most people would prefer not to feel the sadness that is the result of a loss. They treat the emotion as a weakness or character flaw. …

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Banish the temptation to covet

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Regardless of your beliefs or your religious affiliations there are strong reasons not to covet. To covet is to strongly desire another’s possessions or attributes. Depending on the degree of your desire you may just hanker for, or have a yen for something, or you may experience a deep hunger …

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From Carefree to Caregiver

Patricia C. Frank

It can happen in an instant or it may have been coming for a while. The results are the same. Circumstances change and your life is altered forever. One minute you are a carefree spirit and the next you are a caregiver. You, literally, go from a person with manageable …

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Transference at Work can be Perilous

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Transference is when you redirect your childhood thoughts, beliefs and emotions about a person onto a new person later in life. It is a psychological phenomenon that is usually unconscious. Transference in the workplace occurs when certain people and situations are reminiscent of your prior relationships and situations. You may …

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Finding the Silver Lining

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Sometimes, something that happens has an unexpected and unplanned outcome in your life. If it is a negative event it can be upsetting and even devastating. At the very least it is disappointing. Usually it is an event that centers around your control or your lack of control. There is …

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May the Force be with you

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Science has proven that the Universe is full of cosmic energy. Science has also proven that human beings have an electrical field and emit electrical impulses, as well. It is very important that you accept that fact. Once you accept that fact you can connect with your own energy field …

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Time to take the test

Patricia C. Frank

There is a test that you should take every now and then to make sure you and your life are on the right track. There is nothing worse than having an “ah ha” moment when it is too late to change or fix something. “Ah ha” becomes “Oh no”. It …

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