If you’re like me, all too frequently your mind wonders off into a jungle of negative thoughts causing stress, anxiety or depressed mood. Like little kids taunting you on a playground, your Inner Critic harasses you with nasty messages such as: You’re not good enough. Keep trying harder. You don’t have time to rest and meditate. You don’t have time to schedule a day to play with your friend. Keep going. Complete that next task. The Inner Critic relentlessly cracks the whip. Read more
Research shows that meditation helps reduce anxiety and stress. It helps reduce blood pressure and enhances focus, memory and learning. It helps you get a better night’s sleep and increases your creativity. You will have a deeper sense of inner peace. Most likely your physical health will improve as well. Mine does every time I meditate.
To get the most out of your meditation, try the following things. Read more
A bright 30-something woman, Susan vowed that she would never return to her abusive ex-boyfriend. But two weeks ago, she did.
She was driving down the interstate while he sat in the passenger seat. They were traveling to a concert in another city. His rage flared into a frenzy. She had seen this way too many times before. Read more
Have you ever suffered from anxiety, depression or trauma? Well, I have too, so I know something about what you are going through.
There are many techniques that can help you reduce anxiety, depression and trauma. Inner Voice Dialogue is one of my favorites. Here’s how it works. Read more
Can you relate to any of these situations?
1. You find yourself getting emotionally triggered, and you wish that didn’t happen.
2. Your relationships are damaged. You and your partner don’t know how to resolve conflicts so you don’t feel deeply loved and respected.
3. When you get emotionally triggered, you don’t deal with it constructively. Read more
Do you want to …
1. Heal emotions from grief, trauma, neglect or other family of origin issues?
2. Transform unproductive patterns in your relationships, especially emotional reactivity?
3. Develop a deep, rich spiritual connection so you access divine love and guidance? Read more
Do you know the #1 reason why people don’t make and sustain the changes they desire in their lives? Whether we’re talking about relationships, money, weight, health or career … No matter how smart we are, no matter how well-intentioned we are, if we don’t address this one thing, we’ll keep ourselves playing small, much smaller than we need to. Read more
(1) Breathwork Story: Breathing into Joy.
I arrived at Benita’s Beach Retreat at the Florida Gulf Coast filled with unknowing. Trepidation, nervousness, worry, hope and fear flowed through me as I anticipated the days ahead.
“This will be profound,” Benita said, “Life changing.”
I kept telling myself “No matter what, this will be an adventure. No matter what, I will be OK.” Yet I was really, really scared. Read more
Do you want to reduce stress? You may never become a black belt karate master, but you can master your mind and emotions. Read more
In many organizations, chronic stress is the most significant health problem facing the employees and managers. Often daily activities appear to be a never ending series of too many things to do with insufficient time and resources to allow acceptable job performance, let alone the level of professionalism which is desired. Read more