Tracy L. Morris

compassion. conversation. clarity.

Category: Self Care

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My, How Quickly Things Change

For the time being, I will only be seeing clients remotely — that is, by video or phone (your choice). My hours remain the same, and you can still schedule our conversations in the usual ways: by texting/emailing/calling me or my assistant, Darbi, or through the online scheduling calendar. During our sessions, this is where…

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Another Way to Look at Things (When Things Seem So Gloomy)

It’s likely been a rough week for you and those around you. Besides constant streams of news, you’re probably being bombarded with emails from all kinds of companies and organizations letting you know what they are doing to handle this current public health situation. Me, too. I want to offer another window to see through……

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How We’ll Manage with COVID-19

COVID-19 (a new name for the Coronavirus disease 2019) is teaching us some lessons about anxiety and the impact of feeling prepared for possibilities. I’d like to invite you to join me in feeling empowered by taking meaningful actions to “flatten the curve” (as described in this Scientific American blogpost by Zeynep Tufekci) of a…

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“Autumn” Here

My favorite season was always autumn. Partly because I’m not a fan of summer’s heat, and partly because of the beautifully colorful images that I (along with all the other kids growing up on the Gulf Coast) saw represented by books, TV, movies… It didn’t really matter that those images virtually never looked like our…

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Looking for Signs of Growth

Have you ever heard me remark about “bringing hindsight forward”? I know it’s not quite Spring yet, but I’m already taking time to reflect on future growth. How might any of these happenings interact with your world? Another Day, Another Office As promised, I’m now in the Houston office 3 days each week — Sundays,…

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Meditation for Regular People

I’m excited to finally be offering meditation classes. But wait, I hear “What do you mean by ‘regular people’??” I’ve often recommended meditation to clients. And many have let me know that they think meditation might be just great — for someone else. The thought most often expressed: “I can’t make my mind be quiet.”…

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When “Happy Holidays!” Doesn’t Ring True

Lots of people feel left out at this time of year, for lots of reasonable reasons. Harsh memories of the past can be haunting.             Disappointments about the present can feel insurmountable. The idea of a New Time approaching, full of hope and possibility, can seem quite Pollyanna-ish and naively unrealistic….

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