You are due a cleanse. We all are. There has been the consumption and over-consumption of information, goods, relationships, anguish and other emotions – and we just may be headed toward more of the same. That is, of course, unless we are intentional about slowing down the trains of thought, the chains of emotion, to… Continue reading Be. Here. Now.
Embrace the energy of transformation and allow the shifting tides to inspire you to greater levels of confidence, self-awareness and ability for positive mental health. We’re not getting back to normal. We’re getting to be New.
You’d be surprised how much more effectively and efficiently you are able to navigate larger issues by controlling more subtle aspects of your personal experience such as your attention and your breathing.
The nights get long and the days take more strength to get through than it sometimes feels like you have. You wonder how things got to this point and if they will ever get better again. No one knows what is on your mind. If they did, they might worry. And the last thing you… Continue reading Unique and Not Alone
Think about a time in your life where everything was okay. Engage all of your senses to remember the way it looked, smelled, felt and sounded. Say to yourself “I am okay in this moment. Peace and joy are within me.”
The world has a way of making us question our worth sometimes. From images portrayed in the media, to things people may have said to you early in life, and ways you’ve been treated – all of those things can have an impact on the way you feel about and view yourself. You have grown… Continue reading You are Worth Your Love Today
You may have noticed change in many areas of your life. Living on planet Earth over the past year or two may have shifted your perceptions and beliefs in one way or another. It can be helpful to explore the validity of certain deeply held beliefs to determine if they still fit who you are… Continue reading Form a New Relationship with your Mind and Body
It doesn’t always happen easily – having a moment of peace. There are often so many things to take care of at once that it’s difficult to consider where on the calendar to schedule self-care, let alone a sacred moment to really rejuvenate, regroup and reconnect. This is why it may be necessary to intentionally S.T.O.P. so that you can create mindfulness moments within the day. You can use this skill to bring heart, mind, and spirit together and to interrupt overwhelming mental processes.
You can forgive yourself. You can forgive someone else. You can forgive the situation as a whole.
Use these worksheets to support the work that you are doing in session. By practicing your skills and completing exercises between sessions, you increase the likelihood of healthier thinking and behaviors coming more naturally. Goals of Exercise: Identify negative, distorted cognitions that mediate intense negative emotions. Learn new ways to think that are more adaptive.… Continue reading Skill-Building Worksheets