Mindfulness

May 12, 2017

Telling Your Story With Passion

Without being able to put words on the page and telling your story with passion,  most of us would be lost in a seething mess of jumbled thoughts swirling around relentlessly.  For me personally, as I write, the letters line up neatly like dutiful soldiers, ready to fight the battles of my mind.   The paper, once a strong tree, holds my deepest secrets.  The journal, a safe haven, allows me to be as I am.  […]
April 27, 2017
Spring Break Brings Spring Renewal

Discovering True Passion

“Nothing great in the world was accomplished without passion.” ~ Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel When we think of passion, we usually think of it in terms of a relationship with another or a strong sexual desire.  The energy of true passion lives deep inside of each and every one of us.  It is our unique inner fire, wanting to be ignited.  To find what one is passionate about and to be able to stoke that fire […]
April 20, 2017

Creating Spaciousness Within

“I have so much to do, deadlines to meet, family to care for…I don’t have time for myself!”  Sound familiar?  This is a common cry I hear within the first few minutes of working with a client who is feeling drained by doing too much.  This is why creating spaciousness is so important.  “The art of knowing, is knowing what to ignore.”  ~ Rumi Perfectly capable, successful individuals, who can take care of many responsibilities […]
April 7, 2017

Connection as a Way of Practice

A common theme that I see in my practice, time and again, is how isolation from others deeply affects our sense of well-being.  When I begin working with a client, I look at their connections to others and community and how they can integrate connection as practice. One may be suffering physically, seemingly out-of-the-blue, with symptoms they’ve never had before. As we go deeper into reviewing their relationships, if there has been an event that […]