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The Road Less Traveled

Many people are speeding through life on a road that resembles a superhighway, gaining great distances at amazing speeds.  Our society encourages achievement and success based on external rewards.  The message is that if we work hard enough and if...

Understanding Anger

George was on his 10th year of working at a law firm.  He devoted his life, neglected relationships, and sometimes missed out on significant moments with his family all so that one day he could become a partner at this...

Tangled

Have you ever pulled out a string of Christmas lights only to find them wound up in a tight knot?  Or have you ever taken a necklace out of your jewelry box to find it completely intertwined?  Sometimes just looking...

How to Listen to Your Emotions

Have you ever had one of those days when you felt irritable, overly tired, or had difficulty dealing with your regular daily routine and were unsure why you felt that way? More often than not, we can determine what is...

Interoceptive Therapy for Panic Attacks

Heart pounding. Light headed. Lungs starving for air. Shaking. Sweating. About to throw up. On the verge of passing out. Chest pains. Hands are tingling. Feet are numb. Sure you’re about to drop dead at any moment, yet unsure if...

Domestic Violence

Many people are going through or have witnessed abuse once in their life time.  Sometimes people are aware and acknowledge their experience by admitting they have been the victim or the perpetrator of abuse and violence.  However, unfortunately in some...

Lost

I remember when GPS navigation first came out and my husband and I were travelling in another city.  I usually have a good sense of direction and rely on landmarks to mark my routes.  However, I stopped paying attention the...

Importance of Listening to your Emotions

Decades of research has proven that emotions are universal.  The idea that emotions are experienced universally suggests that regardless of where in the world you are born, or what culture you are raised in, you are born with the innate...

Why Being Happy Is an Unhelpful Goal

So often we ask ourselves, what’s the point? What does it matter? Who cares? We slip into a dull cycle of redundancy and cynicism. Our emotions seem to direct our actions in efforts to achieve one common goal – happiness...

Meaning in Life

Are you battling chronic pain and feeling defeated? Diagnosed with incurable disease and worried about the end of life? Or have your partner and kids walked out and you have lost a sense of purpose in life? We often rely...