029 SelfWork: Marriage Is Not For Chickens

029 SelfWork: Marriage Is Not For Chickens

http://traffic.libsyn.com/drmargaretrutherford/029_Selfwork_MarriageIsNotForChickens.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSToday’s podcast is a little unusual. Dr. Margaret’s telling a bit of her own love story with the man she...
What I’ve Learned From Having A Mental Illness

What I’ve Learned From Having A Mental Illness

Last night, I spoke, along with ten others, about mental illness. Not in a, “Oh, that might happen to someone you love” type way. Nor was I using my professional status as a psychologist to discuss symptoms and treatment. It was the “This Is My...
What It Takes To Be Real: This Is “My” Brave

What It Takes To Be Real: This Is “My” Brave

Last weekend, I cried. I don’t cry much. When I do, it’s often because I’m hearing someone else’s pure pain and sorrow. That happens a fair amount when you’re a therapist. I may not allow the tears to break from behind my eyelids, but...
How To Deal With The Fear Of Judgment

How To Deal With The Fear Of Judgment

When I first moved to Arkansas from Texas, there were facts about my life I didn’t want others to know. My own inner voice chided, “You’ll be judged if people know you’ve been divorced twice.” My plan was to keep that information close to...