Month: June 2010

Practice Forgiveness

For better overall health, let go of the past, advises Brent Bauer director of the Complimentary and Integrative Medicine Program at May Clinic. “It’s amazing how many studies are bearing out the benefits of forgiveness.” “When we cling to regrets and resentments, we remain stuck […]

Attachment Style

As a child the feeling of safety counteracts fear. If there is no feeling of safety, anxiety, the mother of all emotional pain, takes hold. Anxiety is rooted in the feeling of being alone in the face of danger. Because the feeling is unbearable, defenses […]

The Nature of Consciousness

The central tool for investigating consciousness is our own observation. With mindfulness, we can direct our attention to notice what is going on inside us, and study how our mind operates. What we ordinarily call the mind usually refers to the “thinking mind”, the ceaseless fountain […]

Love After Love

The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself  arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. […]