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Social Disclosure

Social Disclosure

I’ve written hundreds of blogs since I first created this website, fifteen years ago. Before entering grad school and becoming a therapist, I spent twenty years in the food service industry. So, for my first year of blogging, I posted recipes. Food was what I […]

It’s Not About What It’s About

It’s Not About What It’s About

Did you know about 80% of waking life is ruled by the unconscious, a sphere we know almost nothing about? Addiction is a classic example of this. More often than not, we don’t know why we do what we do. For this reason, it makes […]

Dream Work

Dream Work

Dreams come to us in the service of health, healing and wholeness. Our job is to decipher their hidden and veiled meanings so that we can use their energy in our lives. Unpacking our dreams allows us to access our creativity, our healing, our connections […]

Growing Pains

Growing Pains

Life is continuous journey. The irony is that, more often than not, we haven’t the faintest idea where we are going…yet going we must. That is the process of growth, personal or otherwise. For example, today is the 100th day of rioting and protests in […]

Yoga as a Life Practice

Yoga as a Life Practice

Developing a Practice A life practice is anything we do over an extended period of time that reliably deepens the connection to our experience and expression of aliveness. While yoga offers a plethora of formal practices, almost any activity can be used as a spiritual/life […]

The Science of Yoga

The Science of Yoga

Yoga has been around for a long time and those who practice don’t need the benefits to be validated by science. Still, there is kind of warm comfort in the research. This 20-minute video reveals how rewarding a yoga practice can be for mind, body […]

To Grey or Not to Grey

To Grey or Not to Grey

Now, that is a question. There is no right or wrong way to grow old. You can sit on your butt or hit the gym daily, either way it is going to happen. What matters is our attitude. Whether we wish to acknowledge it or […]

The Magic of Walking

The Magic of Walking

Walking can improve sleep, increase energy, and improve the overall quality of your life. “Quality of life” refers to how your health, sense of satisfaction with life, and overall sense of well-being impacts your daily life. We know that people who are physically active enjoy better […]

Medicating Anxiety

Medicating Anxiety

The Mechanics Behind Anxiety Learning to resist anxiety cannot be accomplished solely by taking medications to erase anxiety; the brain doesn’t work that way. But, medications can help you cope, especially in the short term. When considering a medication, you should not only consider the […]