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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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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 talks about the importance of a secret place in one’s psyche where one can be free to explore oneself. 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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Sometimes, so-called burnouts can be moral injuries, deeper than simple energy depletion. Read more

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In salving emotional wounds, immersing one’s senses in healing experiences can prove particularly effective, psychotherapist Philip Chard explains. Read more

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Body language betrays one’s feelings of intimidation, so centering one’s self can be a protection against intimidators and predators. Read more

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Today’s children lack the open-ended, play-in-the-sandbox experience of previous generations. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard explains the true oracles in our lives offer a way of recognizing one’s own truth; listen closely. Read more

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Psychotherapist Philip Chard explains that, in a couple, it’s not a question of whether to disagree but how best to cross swords. Read more

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For some, patriotism is loyalty to the country, for others it is criticizing the government when necessary, as psychotherapist Philip Chard explains. 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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