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Hand Sanitizer is not Going to Save Us

By Jodie Lewis | March 18, 2020

Hand Sanitizer is not going to save us.  How we respond to our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as well as how we show up towards other people’s thoughts, feelings, and actions will.  Likewise, finding meaning can assist us through this experience as well. Which leads me to think of Victor Frankl, an Austrian psychiatrist who spent […]

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Relationship Status, It’s Complicated

By Jodie Lewis | March 3, 2020

If I labeled my relationship status with the entity Facebook, it would state, “It’s complicated.”  My dramatic on-again-off-again relationship with the social media platform is similar to any other unhealthy relationship.  One could argue many people’s relationship with social media has similarities to an affiliation with a person who has a narcissistic personality disorder. Think […]

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Are you a Believer of Psychological Myths?

By Jodie Lewis | January 28, 2020

If I were to tell you: People only use ten percent of their brainpower, Most people experience a midlife crisis in their 40’s or 50’s, Memory works like a tape recorder, accurately recording events we experienced, The defining feature of dyslexia is reversing letters, Only deeply depressed people commit suicide, and It is better to […]

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The Ego of Things – What is the Child Heart Anyway?

By Jodie Lewis | January 14, 2020

 “Those who look outside dream, those who look inside awaken.” ~ Carl Jung Awaken.  I love this word, Awaken.  Through each of our individual and unique journeys, can we ever fully awaken into a transcended space?  As I ponder this question, one thing I am certain of is that creating awareness for oneself is the […]

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Twelve Principles to Create Healthy Change

By Jodie Lewis | January 6, 2020

Jean Burgess first introduced me to the twelve principles in 2007.  I’ll forever remember the brisk, fall, day when I knocked on her front door.  At the time, I was a scared young woman in my early thirties, afraid to admit my life was falling apart.  Although on the surface, my life appeared perfect, it […]

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5 Steps to Changing any Habit

By Jodie Lewis | January 4, 2020

“INSANITY: DOING THE SAME THING OVER AND OVER AND EXPECTING DIFFERENT RESULTS.” ~ ALBERT EINSTEIN If a person does the same thing over and over again, how can they get a different result?  Imagine trying to lose weight without changing how we eat and exercise.  If the habits of unhealthy eating and little physical activity continue, the […]

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Sundays, IPA’s, Uncensored Thoughts, and my Journey Towards being a Cosmic Tripster – A blog by Jodie Lewis, The Crippled, Cussing, Christian, Counselor

By Jodie Lewis | July 23, 2019

My husband and I were making it our Sunday mission to see how many stamps we could get punched on our McMenamins passport.  This is mainly due to fulfilling a relatively new goal of mine to be a McMenamins Cosmic Tripster. It’s simple outings such as these, which ignite my mind into an endless cyclone […]

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What is Ethnocentric Monoculturalism? How it Differs from Ethnocentrism? How it Affects Counseling?

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

What is Ethnocentric Monoculturalism? How it Differs from Ethnocentrism? How it Affects Counseling? By: Jodie Lewis, M.Ed., CRC, LPC, NCC If counselors are not aware of their own biases and beliefs, they can unknowing impose harm to clients.  Ethnocentric monoculturalism is when a person believes that one group, specifically the white group is superior to […]

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Three Options to Reduce the Chaos in your Life

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

Three Options to Reduce the Chaos in your Life  In my late 30’s I was at the top of my game (or so I thought), traveling throughout the country working with families and creating healthy change.  Meanwhile, back on  the home front, my blended family of seven was less than; what one might call, “healthy.”  […]

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Documentary Critique Surrounding Persons with Disabilities #1 – A Fighting Chance, The Documentary about Kyle Maynard

By Jodie Lewis | July 17, 2019

Documentary Critique Surrounding Persons with Disabilities #1 – A Fighting Chance, The Documentary about Kyle Maynard Jodie Lewis, M.Ed., CRC, LPC, NCC Christian.  Confident.  Adventurous.  These are the three words Kyle Maynard used to describe himself in the documentary, A Fighting Chance.  The film followed Kyle’s journey as he began training in his first mixed […]

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