Author Archives: Dr. Bob

All Day Hypnosis Group Friday 10-27 – possibly the last

I’ll be leading my usual All Day Hypnotically Enhanced Intimacy Group next Friday at my cabin in rural Chatham County. Despite the background theme, people come and work on whatever their personal stuck places might be, in a supportive, safe … Continue reading

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Peggy’s View of Our Seattle Weekend with the Gottmans

Peggy’s personal perspective on our 2 day workshop last week with John and Julie Gottman, the definitive marriage gurus. Our Better Marriage Weekend: The Art and Science of Love Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to … Continue reading

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Death of a Dear Friend

Hard to believe he’s dead, and I’m getting used to he’s not coming back. The full experience of life includes death, and the older I get, the closer it steals. I’m so sad he’s dead, and so grateful I’m alive. … Continue reading

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A Good Relationship Primer

Mark Manson’s writing is usually quite useful 1,500 People Give All the Relationship Advice You’ll Ever Need Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to know, and it could be useful to someone else. You can click … Continue reading

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Kaya the Kangal – the Passing of a Livestock Guardian Dog

My wife Peggy Payne wrote a pretty personal post about the passing of our dog today. The Long Eventful Life of a Serenely High-Spirited Handsome Dog Thanks for this post Peggy, Kaya was all I could ask of a companion, … Continue reading

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My Writer Wife Peggy Payne’s Post About Our Initial Hospital Saga

This is pretty personal and poignant for me, and today I celebrate the birthday that nearly wasn’t.   http://www.peggypayne.com/turning-point-first-troubled-heart/ Turning Point: First, The Heart Trouble Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to know, and it could be … Continue reading

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I Expect to Be Back at Work in 3 or 4 More Weeks

After a week in intensive and after care at Duke Hospital, I’ve been home the past 2 weeks recuperating from an unexpected, Very fortunate life-saving heart operation. I really appreciate and am heartened by all your good wishes, and I … Continue reading

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Peyronie’s Disease – very useful information

Probably interesting only to those with, or knowing someone close with Peyronie’s Disease, and to them it will be valuable Here is a personal story and I hope physicians find it useful to hear how things look from the patient’s … Continue reading

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Pains of Perfectionism You Don’t Want

With the writer’s kind permission, this link connects to her well written narrative of struggle with anorexia. http://observer.com/2015/08/when-healthy-is-unhealthy-the-story-of-a-perfectionist/ Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to know, and it could be useful to someone else. You can … Continue reading

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Rating Goals in Group Therapy 1-10

Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to know, and it could be useful to someone else. You can click the Post’s title to view the entire post, and Comment below, if you like. The “Name Field” … Continue reading

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