• How to Live Better?

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • October 14, 2013
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    How to live better is a question we all should continue to ask ourselves. Aging well depends on updating your answers every year instead of maintaining the status quo. Sometimes its fear of a threat that gets us moving; "You are on the verge of being diabetic" my doctor said… Continue Reading

  • My 4th Anniversary of Blogging (02/12/2013)

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • February 11, 2013
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    Tuesday the 12th marks my 4th year of blogging. I built a free blog for personal growth & improving relationships. This is my 236th post which is an average of 59 a year. I've accomplished my goal of publishing once a week. It's a way to be creative & share ideas… Continue Reading

  • Proud to Announce: All NEW Website Design

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • October 10, 2012
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    I haven't written a blog post in two weeks because I've been intensely working on a new design for the website which I began this summer. Other companies are involved & it's been a long process. I started the site on a vacation ten years ago, at an apartment in… Continue Reading

  • Increasing the Range of Who We Are

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • May 17, 2012
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    "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." Anais Nin therapyidea is NOT about trying to take something away from you. We are all lopsided in various ways. I'm a risk taker & not as good at being careful. Growing to have more range means improving my risk taking… Continue Reading

  • Take A More Active Role in Your Own Life

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • March 2, 2012
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    Many women & some men sublimate their own needs in order to take care of others. I believe caretaking of others works best when balanced by being grounded in a solid sense of self. So many women come to my office depressed, & very disconnected from themselves after their kids… Continue Reading

  • What Personal Growth Requires (How to Invest in you, other people & fictional characters)

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • January 9, 2012
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    On vacation, I started my second book by Charles Cumming and I was surprised & delighted that Alec Milius was the central character yet again. One of the main ways I exact pleasure from reading is to fall in love with the characters' strengths & weaknesses over time. I believe… Continue Reading

  • The Kooky Things We Do Always Make Sense & The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • April 9, 2009
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    Psychology uses the words symptoms, defenses or resistance to describe the kooky things we all do. Too often what gets overlooked is how kooky things make sense. So a woman who has the caretaker role in a family becomes depressed and distant because she is drowning in other people's needs and… Continue Reading