Category Archives: Mindfulness

Unexpressed Emotion in Body and Trauma

off

Unexpressed Emotion Lives in the Body.

Sometimes we don’t have the words to consciously name or connect with emotions we are feeling. These feelings can continue to live within us until we begin to validate their experience and give them …

Continue Reading...

Anxiety and Mindfulness

off

Finding the emotional and psychic space to focus on relaxation can be difficult in a busy city like New York, and busy mind alike. When you suffer from anxiety or depression, it can be very difficult to want or have …

Continue Reading...

Practice Self Care: Approve Yourself.

off

As humans, we all have a sense of belonging. For much of our lives we live seeking the approval of others, often using it as a barometer of how we approve ourselves. Many people spend the bulk of their lives …

Continue Reading...

The Present of the Present

off

The world grieves together with Bostonians that have lost their lives and for those injured in the bombing. Sometimes grief is anticipatory, many times it happens unexpectedly to people caught in the crossfire of rage, hatred, and greed.

It is …

Continue Reading...

Are you comfortable with your reflection?

off

Have you ever held a mirror up to your face for a close up? Can you say, “I love you” to yourself, reassure yourself, “I am here for you”, or encourage yourself “I am good enough” AND actually mean it? …

Continue Reading...

Choosing Freedom to Connect to Self

off

…letting go of trauma, memories of unfairness, or people that have betrayed and hurt you in any way is one of the most difficult things to do. However, letting go does not mean they are exempt from accountability of their

Continue Reading...

Knowing your True Self

off

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, ‘Who am I to be brilliant,

Continue Reading...

Identify Your Feelings

off

http://thepoweroftherapy.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/650_feelings-wheel-color.jpg

The Feelings Wheel, created by Dr. Gloria Willcox, is a great tool to use in understanding human emotions and making them less complicated to comprehend. Often times, we navigate through our life journeys on auto-pilot, unconscious and unaware of the …

Continue Reading...

Rosebud Metaphor

off

”Healing and wholeness are discovered by opening ourselves up to our inner most self, our true self. Life is like a journey or an unfolding. Imagine the unfolding of a rose. A rosebud is beautiful just as it is in …

Continue Reading...