Category Archives: Micky’s Articles

These articles are written or referenced by Micky O’Leary, Ph.D.

Get on With Your Life!

(Intro by Micky O’Leary, Ph.D.) I’ve always been interested in death. What happens? Where do our souls go? How can death inform our living? Recently, a movement called “Death Café” has sprung up around the country. It started in Europe … Continue reading

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Growing Gratitude

by Micky O’Leary, Ph.D. Let me begin by acknowledging that Gratitude and I got off to a rocky start. As a child, gratitude often meant being reminded how lucky I was to have a loving family, a roof over my … Continue reading

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Forgive to Live

By Micky O’Leary, PhD Forgiveness is giving up all hope of a better past. ~Lily Tomlin A man convicted of several random murders was recently executed. The media coverage around this event was extensive. Among the reports were interviews with … Continue reading

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Compassion and the Open Heart

 By Micky O’Leary, Ph.D.  “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”  ~The Dalai Lama People come to therapy for a host of reasons, but the thread that unites them is … Continue reading

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Holidays and Grief

By Micky O’Leary, Ph.D You may have noticed it’s the holiday season. (I saw Christmas lights fighting for Halloween shelf space in late September and my neighborhood convenience store is now selling “candy cane cappuccino.”) Whatever your personal beliefs, it’s … Continue reading

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