As women, we wear "busy" like a badge of honor. We are overstressed, overworked, and distracted. We talk about being busy, we complain about being busy and we don’t really know how to do anything but…be busy. We aren't able to sleep; our anxiety is increasing and we don't know ... Read More
These bean jars have been so helpful in understanding thoughts and emotions. I challenge you to use them yourself. Make a jar full of beans representing all colors of beans. And remember, there aren’t simply three kinds of thoughts (positive, negative, and neutral)… I have just simplified them into those ... Read More
Every day and every moment gives you an opportunity to start over and be resilient. You are resilient and are capable to withstand and recover quickly from difficult conditions. You may not think so, but ... Read More
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
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
NeuroScience & the Brains of Trained Meditators & Mindfulness Practitioners:
A plethora of neuroscience research demonstrates significant and consistent positive changes in the brains of individuals practicing meditation styles from Buddhist meditation to more secular mindfulness based stress reduction techniques.
Science demonstrates 1) you can ... Read More
I think that some people hear the word meditation and what they hear is “New Agey Psychobabble”. I did too. For a long time.
Then Science started speaking up. Persistent and innumerable anecdotal claims about meditation’s effectiveness forced researchers to take a closer look. The results are in. Meditation, and especially mindfulness ... 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