Month: October 2010

Get to Know Yourself

“In my years in medicine, I’ve seen a lot of people who are ill and unhappy because they don’t know who they are, what they want or where they’re going,” says Tierona Low Dog, M.D., director of the Fellowship at the Arizona Center for Integrative […]


I don’t want to get to the end of my life and find that I lived just the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.  – Diane Ackerman In a previous entry (“Our Many Selves”), the many parts […]

Mindfulness 101

“Hakomi practically invented mindfulness in psychotherapy.” – Babette Rothschild, author of The Body Remembers Mindfulness is a term borrowed from Buddhism. It is a state of consciousness in which internal events are observed without judgment. By increasing our awareness of the present experience we surrender […]