Month: December 2010

Your Emotional Type

Emotions have gotten a bad rap in our culture. They’re often seen as signs of weakness or the things that get in the way of our ability to function and cope. But the truth is, the way you process feelings and respond to others speaks volumes […]

Listening Within

If we begin to get in touch with whatever we feel with some kind of kindness, our protective shells will melt and we’ll find that more areas of our lives are workable.  – Pema Chodron Revealing Hidden Conversations Through the day, we regularly pass from personality […]

Maximizing Couples Therapy

A common yet unproductive pattern in couples therapy is making the focus be whatever problem happens to be on someone’s mind at the moment. This reactive (and mostly ineffective) approach to working things through. The second unproductive pattern is showing up with each person saying, […]

Get Your Daily D

Vitamin D is a true ounce of prevention, says Christiane Northrup, M.D., author of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom.  “It boosts immunity and protects the heart, and those with the highest levels have the lowest rates of multiple sclerosis, diabetes, osteoporosis, and cancer of all sorts,” […]

Take a Deep Breath

Take a Deep Breath

What’s the big deal about breathing?  We do it all the time, right? Yes and no. Pranayama, or the yogic art of breath control, focuses on breathing consciously.It means treating the breath like another yoga pose. According to B.K.S. Iyangar, on e of the great […]