Finding Your Center Is Proven to Improve Your Total Health and Wellbeing
Making decisions can be stressful and extraordinarily complex. Children learn to choose between flavors of ice cream, adolescents choose between which outfits to wear and friends to trust . . . and young adults begin their journey towards independence by choosing paths that reflect varying levels of responsibility regarding profession and testing of some of…
Time To Find A New Job?
If you are absolutely certain it is time to move on from your current position, Jacquelyn Smith, of Forbes, has some valuable tools to offer. However, if you are not quite certain that now is the right time, click here to read a few thoughts, ideas, hints and questions to consider when seeking inner wisdom…
What Is In The Way Of YOUR Joy? “TIME?”
Have you ever thought, “I’ll just give it time and the relationship will work itself out”? or . . . “It will take time, but I’ll lay low and s/he will see I’m right . . . ” or “In a few weeks or months it will work out/ I will heal/ things will…
Read This When Your Teenager (the tadpole) Grows Legs
What do college students and parents have in common with tadpoles and fish? In a nutshell, when we send our kids off to college, they leave our ‘pond’ and go out on their own. Do they find another pond? Do they return to OUR pond? What happens if they really weren’t ‘fish’ at all but…
Mindfulness to Manage Symptoms Related to Rheumatoid Arthritis
Are vegetarian diets helpful in our effort to avoid morning stiffness? The research is compelling. Click the link below to watch a very short and informative video presentation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bvDPtL0fns&feature=share
The Mind/Body/Spirit Approach to Healing and Maintaining Balance
Have you ever heard of “tapping” as an approach used to free oneself from negative emotions and destructive self-talk that are also associated with fear, shame and guilt? Tapping is based on principles of an integrated system, complex yet so easy to access – and the answer to your personal freedom from distractions to your…
Actions Speak Louder Than Words: We Say “I’m Here” But The Open Laptop Says, “I’m Busy”
When the family unit struggles to reestablish and maintain emotional or financial balance, our own mind, body and spirit feel the burden. Putting our children through school, or helping with their education, filing for student loans and financial aid (you know the drill) is no easy task. But once done, and the kids are off…
When Self-Protective is Self-Destructive: What is REALLY at Risk When We ‘Play It Safe’?
Note: Caution, inner wisdom, self-reflection and centering help keep us out of harm’s way; the term “playing it safe” in the article below refers to self-protection that is so thick that it borders on hardening of one’s heart; at no point does the author intend to suggest that ‘healthy choices’ include blurred boundaries, careless or…
Self-Care: Who Has TIME For It?
What exactly is ‘self-care’ and why is it such a big deal? Self-care represents tending to one’s self as if we are our own best friend paying attention to our body when it feels tired, hungry, thirsty, or when our skin is too wet, dry, cold, hot sometimes saying “No” to a poor choice and/or…
Peaceful Conflict Resolution For Second and Third Graders
Metamorphosis defines most healthy life experiences. Scientists and philosophers research and develop paradigms, share interests and curiosity surrounding developmental milestones, and put great time and effort into establishing outlines and procedures that focus on times during which key interventions help facilitate transitions through life. College students learn about Erikson’s theory of developmental stages designed to help…