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Mindfully Mastering our Monkey Mind: Meditation and the five senses When we allow our minds to ruminate, or get carried away by difficult feelings and life stressors, we develop neural patterns or networks in the brain, for fear and worry. Many people turn to addictions of choice (pot,...

Overcoming Trauma and Challenges During this lifetime, we learn many lessons and go through many challenges and obstacles along our path. Some people give up. Some people have suicidal thoughts, but end up breaking free, and using these obstacles to help them grow. This is an...

Hardwiring Happiness & Neuroscience Did you know that you have the power to change your mindset? Do you see your cup as half empty or half full? What would you need to change in order to have a more positive outlook, more energy, and a more...

What is EMDR & how can it help me? EMDR stands for eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. It is a therapy proven to heal people heal from PTSD, traumatic memories, fears, phobias, anxieties, addictions, and relationship difficulties (affairs, divorce, breakups). EMDR is administered by a trained,...

Splankna is a Greek word meaning mind/body/spirit. Splankna energy healing is a holistic form of spiritual energy work that heals the mind, body and spirit. The technique consists of using muscle tests to identify what emotions a client is carrying in their body or subconscious (i.e. DNA,...

Often times, we are attached to our feelings and thoughts and believe they are 100% accurate. We allow them to control our moods and mental health. This can lead to trauma, PTSD, insecurities, and even suicidal thoughts. We believe lies that might’ve been told to us...

Coming back to a relationship with God was the beginning of understanding my worth and value, my purpose and calling in this world, and the untangling of many years of shame, internal doubt/guilt, and living on the edge, in a party lifestyle that could and...

As a therapist, I listen carefully to the ways that couples communicate with one another, and the quality of their conversations.  I was recently on vacation, and listening to couples around me, and noticed unsuccessful communication patterns. A couple in the restaurant was arguing.  The wife...

7 Daily Steps for Optimal Mental Health, Wellness and Healing The Healthy Mind Platter was created in a collaboration between Dr. Daniel Siegel, a Harvard trained medical doctor and Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA Medical School, along with Dr. David Rock, director of the NeuroLeadership Institute....

2020 could be compared to walking on quicksand. Trying to get across it before you sink. We all know people who have been affected by this year in one way or another. Whether it is job loss, loss of a significant relationship, health issues, loss...