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You Cannot Subtract Pain, You Can Only Add Joy–Guesting at Medicinal Marzipan

If you have read the Mid-Week Balance column, you have probably noticed that I regularly feature the Medicinal Marzipan blog.  Mara’s honest, compassionate voice is one of my “go-tos” when I want to ground myself, or affirm my self-care, or be challenged to keep my focus wide.  So, I was thrilled to share a guest post for her blog.  Here’s the teaser:

I have mentioned before that I regularly appreciate the wisdom of the people I get to share my days with.  Well, here’s a wonderful example of that.  The title of this post was something that a client said to me during a recent session, “I tell myself all the time that I cannot subtract pain, I can only add joy.”  Wow.  As soon as the words were out of her mouth, I told her that I was going to use that sentiment for a post.

And here is that post–at Medicinal Marzipan!


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