Did you know that rest can be active? Understand that although rest and sleep are not the same, they are part of the same spectrum, with rest being more active and sleep being more passive. Consciously, mindfully resting allows the … Read more
It is common in times of stress to ask “why.” Why did he leave me? Why did I say that? Why is the world so chaotic? “Why” is a natural response to a lack of understanding, and knowing the answer … Read more
As we change calendars during the holiday season, many people turn inward and set goals for what they want to accomplish in a new year. Whether the goal is to lose weight, give up smoking, or move houses, these “resolutions” … Read more
We’re often told to “go with the flow” and accept what is in the moment. Even when you have no control over the events in your life, you do have control over how you respond to them. If you become … Read more
Summer has arrived, and with it, changes in schedules and family dynamics. Children are home from school, vacations are planned, and seasonal activities abound. How can you and your family be mindful, fully present to these opportunities this summer?
What is that something that brings you the most joy? Is it a solitary activity, like quiet walks in nature or painting? Or are other people needed to participate, as in dancing or playing games? Is it still and quiet, … Read more
Processing dreams during therapy sessions is often a rich and rewarding experience. Many believe that our dreams come to us to teach about ourselves, and if we listen to their messages, we can learn about our deepest desires, fears, and … Read more
Values…morals…ethics… the same concept, right? Although these ideas are related, the concept of values carries a different meaning.
Our morals, our ethics are in a sense our governing mores. They are the guidelines by which we live and how we … Read more