Cinematic Therapy

Those who are closest to me know that I’m a movie fanatic. When I was a kid I used to collect newspaper clippings of movie posters from the paper. That would then evolve into watching every movie that came through our local theater to the point where I’d have to wait for new films to…

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What Are You Thinking?

One of the most enlightening things I learned as a psychology student was the power of thought. Cognitive Behavior Theory is based on the idea that our thoughts, emotions and behavior are all connected. Here is a model of this theory: This theory helped me understand that the actions of others isn’t black and white…

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Lucky Me

Just a few days ago during 4th of July my daughter was playing with some Morning Glory Fireworks that her grandparents bought her and like the last New Years Eve she was eager to light them up. My daughter was having a good old time. She hustled back and forth after each firework burned itself…

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Driving Down The North Shore

The world slows down as I drive past the panoramic view of the North Shore that can best be described by it’s distinct ocean scent. The fresh sea breeze flows through the car as we head back home to Laiʻe. The drive is like any other, surfers dotting the watery landscape waiting for the perfect…

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