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Riding the Wave

We all experience periods in our life where we do not feel at our best. Some of us experience it more than others, and some of the experiences can be more or less severe. Here are a few tips to...

An Acceptance Analogy: the TV in your mind

 
In a previous blog post, I discussed the barriers towards acceptance. These barriers all play off of unhelpful perceptions and ideas that prevent one from fully embracing the idea of acceptance.
 
But why is it even important to really work towards...

Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy

 
I recently completed the two-year training for Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psychotherapy. Of all approaches I’ve been trained in thus far, this one resonates most closely with me. A review of the five underlying principles may give you a sense of...

Metamorphosis

There are stages of change that an insect goes through as it matures. This change process is called Metamorphosis. First an egg is formed.  Then, with just the right temperature and environment, larva hatches from the egg. Once the larva...

The Grieving Soul Part II

During a season of loss, it is easy to be swept up in overwhelming and deep pain. Grief is a very difficult emotional experience, and most of us would like to get past grieving as fast as possible. It’s been...

The Grieving Soul

Each of us will journey through the painful experience of loss at some point in our lifetime. This difficult season of life can be overwhelming as we adapt to the loss of someone or something we have cared about, which...