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Strange New World

Strange New World

This photo series by Eric Pickersgill is a powerful visual of how devices have crept into our relationships and how they are impacting our lives.

Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?

Weed and Yoga, Maybe Not?

[The following contains “woo-woo” language. Feel free to swap out “electromagnetic field” for words like “aura” and “subtle energy.”] Contrary to popular myth, weed is not the magical doorway to higher consciousness that many hope for. I understand it’s possible you didn’t want to hear […]

Eat Yourself Calm

Eat Yourself Calm

The connection between stress and modern aliments is becoming increasingly clear thanks to scientific research that validates the mind/body connection. We know food plays a powerful role in both physical and mental wellness. Understanding our bodies’ natural rhythms and learning how to listen to our […]

Seeds of Change

Seeds of Change

Over the past three years ago, a few events created changes in my life that gave me pause. As life settled back into place, I reflected on the direction I was headed. I also began to toy with the question, “Just how good can I […]

What is Yin Yoga?

What is Yin Yoga?

So what exactly is Yin Yoga?  Yin Yoga was born from Taoist philosophy. The postures are more passive, occur mainly on the floor and are held for longer periods of time. Yin Yoga is unique in that you are asked to relax in the posture, […]

Mind/Body Healing

Mind/Body Healing

For years I’ve suspected stress was the root cause of illness – be it physical, mental or spiritual – as there is no separating mind from body. Lately, science is backing up what many of us have intuited. We are swimming in cortisol 24/7, 365 […]

Therapist as Mountain Guide

Therapist as Mountain Guide

Mountain guides do not climb mountains for people, nor do they make people climb mountains. The motivation for the climb has to be within the climber. You WANT to climb this mountain! You are excited about it and have hired a guide because you know, […]

What to Expect In Therapy

What to Expect In Therapy

I’m reposting this terrific article by Jessica Semaan that was originally posted in The Medium: I have been going to psychotherapy consistently for over 2 years. My best friend is a therapist. I read a lot of therapy books. And increasingly I am realizing how […]