C. Stephen Morris LCSW
"Old Fashioned Therapy"
Life gets really complicated.
Good therapy is not.
You must be in a tough place or just feel stuck. We can work together to change the way you think, feel and behave. It takes a very wise person to realize when they are overwhelmed and a strong person to take that leap of faith. Now accepting Medicare, BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, Medcost and United/Optum.
So this is my first Blog entry..... Why not??
So.... Just finished 13 mile hike in Cataloochee w/ Asheville Hiking Club yesterday. Tired as hell. Mom warned me not to do it. She said, "It's too far. Don't over do it. All things in moderation." Direct quote I swear. My Dad who passed a few months ago would have been the first in line.. He would jump off any cliff anytime anywhere. Which one was right? Am I more like my Mom or Dad? Would I do it again? Probably not, but who knows? We do tend to forget about the pain and remember the accomplishment. How much is too much? How far is too far? Will I fail? Am I proud or just damn glad it's over? Yes, yes and yes. Like all of the above and more. There were several points where I seriously thought about just plopping down on the ground. Is it better to have a stroke or a heart attack or to be seriously embarassed? So I kept pushing way beyond where I usually would in hopes I would get through it. Somehow I reached the end w/ some good friends. A few were ahead and a few behind. So this may be my new life lesson and approach to life. Push harder than usual and lean on a few trusted friends when the going gets tough. Guess these are the existential questions we all have to live with and make decisions about every hour of every day. So I challenge myself and I challenge you to do something really scary. Take a risk but don't get too crazy. Let me know how it goes!!!
DEEP THOUGHTS.....OR JUS SAYIN???
First blog entry. To risk or not to risk!!