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November 25, 2009

bumper sticker of the month

Saw this one today on the back of a pick up truck:Happy Thanksgiving, readers.

And please, do not bring your bartender to our therapy sessions. I wouldn't want to have to prove you wrong. The power of positive thinking and all that.



November 9, 2009

freedom



There are many reasons I am a big proponent of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Chief among them is the freedom to overcome the unhappy elements of our past.

Freedom to decide that, at this moment, change begins.

Freedom to let go of our former selves.

Freedom to let go of patterns that bring us distress.

Freedom to move forward into wellness.

Today marks 20 years of another, equally profound, form of freedom. Freedom from political oppression.

Twenty years ago today the Berlin Wall came down.

Twenty years ago today 16 million people were united with the west.

How is Germany celebrating?

A long string of dominoes mark the former placement of the wall. Germans will line the colorful wall and watch as the dominoes fall, one by one.




An angel watches over the Berlin dominoes:


The celebration began one month ago when giant marionettes walked through Berlin:






You can see more pictures documenting the event, here.

Congratulations, Germany! Wir gratulieren!