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Philip Chard

Philip Chard is a psychotherapist, author and trainer. Email him at outofmymind@philipchard.com or visit philipchard.com.

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The expectation that a new partner will cure what ailed a prior relationship, while true in some instances, often proves a wild goose chase. Read more

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The experiencing self and the remembering self cohabit within our psyche, psychotherapist Philip Chard explains. Read more

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Research shows that up to 80% of New Year’s resolutions fail by February, but this isn’t necessarily due to a lack of willpower, a character defect or laziness. Read more

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Not everyone is merry this Christmas season, and the greatest gift one can give is being there when loved ones need you. Have a Christmas! Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard shares advice to fend off the existential crisis that stares us in the face when we lose that transcends the mental and emotional, an existential crisis. Read more

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Talking about one’s self is rewarding and a bona fide self-care approach, psychotherapist Philip Chard explains. Read more

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The tendency to believe conspiracy theories is an evolutionary trait manifesting itself in gloomy times. Read more

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When those who have little or have suffered look back at an indifferent or adversarial world and still find the strength to say “thanks” to life, they offer a powerful lesson to the rest of us who might feel likewise a little shortchanged. Read more

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Some folks who are depressed represent “canaries” in our psychological coal mine, the problem is not arising from within but from the world itself. Read more

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Meditation, journaling, centering prayer and psychotherapy, among other contemplative practices, are keys to well-being. Read more

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One’s inspiration can take many forms, and partnering with it can be a boon for your creative pursuits. Read more

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Are supernatural occurrences real or imagined? Psychotherapist Philip Chard addresses believers on both sides. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard explains the underlying causes causing some people to speak excessively. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses how we, as a society, treat the elderly. Read more

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Very few life decisions end up being entirely right or wrong, explains psychotherapist Philip Chard. Read more

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Silence is important to cultivate a rich inner life, but it is increasingly harder to come by, nowadays. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard explains that most of us depend on our external circumstances to create inner well-being, rather than relying on what resides in our psyches and souls. Read more

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How can one let go, grieve the symbolic death of something we care about? Psychotherapist Philip Chard shares his advice on the matter. Read more

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Most relationship transition from appreciation of each other to a ‘state of having,’ a desire to possess or even to control the other. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard teaches that, at times, letting go can prove a more important life skill than dogged persistence. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard shares advice to fend off the existential crisis that stares us in the face when we lose that transcends the mental and emotional, an existential crisis. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard talks about accepting the various competing interests that inhabit one’s psyche. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses inner personas, and how to be your own best friend. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses emotional safety, and the risk one takes by being too careful with it. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard discusses the healing process after losing a loved one. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard talks about drug ads, and how the fake positivity influences people to buy dangerous substances. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard decodes the importance of awe and communion with nature. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard tells us how to read minds by reading faces. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard explains that we all are susceptible to erupt in rage and do things we regret; mental illness is not the sole predictor of gun violence. Read more

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