It’s that time of year where every other blog post is about gratitude. ‘Tis the season, right? According to David Steindl-Rast, a Catholic Benedictine monk, author and scholar, who has inspired generations with his inspirational message about finding gratitude in every moment ... Read More
How do you transform the relationship you have with your emotions? I recommend several different techniques and the rationale behind them. I will be succinct and straight forward in my recommendations, all of which fall into the category of “Mind Training” or ... Read More
When trauma survivors take direct action to cope with their stress reactions, they put themselves in a position of awesome power. Positive active coping with trauma makes you begin to feel less helpless, not a victim, and like a Warrior.
• Active coping ... Read More
Most people have some kind of stress reaction after a trauma. Having such a reaction has nothing to do with personal weakness. Stress reactions may last for several days or even a few weeks. For most people, if symptoms occur, they will ... Read More
ॐ MEDITATION GUIDELINES ॐ
Step 1 Meditation: Become aware of the contact of your sit bones with whatever surface they are touching. Notice whether your pelvis is easily upright, or rolled under, or arched with the top tipped forward. Allow any tension around ... Read More
Anger, Depression, and Anxiety are identified as “The Big Three, but Not The Big Easy” emotions. These three emotions are the most prevalent in our culture. A tremendous amount of suffering is experienced with these three emotions. All emotions are predominantly linked to ... Read More
Good Science & Good Practice:
Let us first understand something about breathing ॐ. Breathing keeps us alive, but we rarely appreciate it, and the majority of people are not even consciously aware of their breathing. We are breathing continuously from the moment ... Read More
Diaphragmatic Breathing can stop a stress response – be it panic, worry, muscle tension, stomach pain – in its tracks. More importantly, when used daily, it can decrease the chances of having a painful stress response in the first ... Read More
Does my insurance cover this?
Whether I meet a client online or in my office, this is one of the first questions clients ask me, usually after "are you licensed?" The answer is the same, and that is “I am not sure, but I know ... Read More