Author Archives: Dennis R. Eames

About Dennis R. Eames

Live The Life ~ You were created for More! I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I specialize in assisting couples and Families Live the Life they were created for by overcoming life’s roadblocks. I provide spirit-let, client-centered counseling. I work with individuals, couples, and families overcoming barriers including depression, anxiety, trauma or abuse, compulsive behaviors, relationship issues, and more. Dennis R. Eames Marriage and Family Therapist Alaska Marriage and Family Therapy Associates 907-570-6382

Exercises to Reduce Tension and Increase Positive Thinking

I was walking a client through several different techniques to reduce stress and tension and increase positive thinking. She scribbled down notes as we talked and we practiced each one. At the end of the session she said, “The way … Continue reading

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Why do Humans have Negative Brains?

Have you noticed how our brains tend to notice the negative things in life more readily than the positive? Ever wonder why? One theory that attempts to explain this is an evolutionary explanation based on the theory of natural selection. … Continue reading

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It’s Not About Me (a eulogy to Doris Evalee Eames)

My mom passed away one year ago yesterday. I’ve had a lot of time to think about her life and how to sum it up since I started writing her eulogy a year ago. One of the phrases that has come … Continue reading

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Attitude is Everything

Dave Merrill repeated this phrase to us parent chaperones throughout my daughter’s three days of adventure camp.  The old adage proved true during the mid-May camp out in “less than ideal” conditions at Denali National Park. To start with, we … Continue reading

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Stop Headaches With Out Meds

The number one reason people in America visit a doctor is pain. This ranges from pain from a broken bone or other physical injury, to chest pain from a heart attack or panic attack, to pain from an ear or sinus … Continue reading

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Living a mission

Last night as I was finishing the final episode of of Live the Life Radio, I played back about a 5 second transition and was convicted by two words from my own voice at the close of the show. The … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning for the Mind

It’s easy to accumulate a great deal of clutter and mess in our homes over the winter. Spring brings a great time to exchange the darkness and dirt with light and order. The same is true of our minds. I … Continue reading

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A Soldier Comes Home

The first group of soldiers in the Striker Brigade stationed at Fort Wainwright returned home this week. They will be followed by thousands more over the next two months. In honor of their return I will be airing a conversation … Continue reading

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Parenting the Personality

Wow, it’s been way too long since my last post. My new radio show is taking up much of the time I would use for writing. I’ve got a couple of posts in the works but in the meantime… Today’s … Continue reading

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Focus- It’s a powerful thing. It can enable us to accomplish seemingly impossible tasks. It can cause despair and disease. I’ve been doing an exercise with some of my clients and friends lately. First I have them stand, put their … Continue reading

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