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  • There is No Dark, Only Less Light

    Darkness grows as it heads toward the threshold of winter and 2020 continues to give us cause to wistfully look back to a time when life was a whole lot “lighter.” I’m reminded of a half-dozen autumns...

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  • What Are You Thankful For?

    It is that time of year when we are used to indulging in turkey, many styles of potatoes and umpteen desserts. We hang out with friends and family and plot our strategies for consuming the day. I...

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  • Are You Touch Deprived?

    Who isn’t stressed out to the max these days? With the ongoing pandemic, intense political climate, and civil unrest, we are all on edge more than ever. We are also touch deprived which has a great impact...

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  • Broken Expectations: Turning Cracks in Team Communication into Spaces that Embrace Community

    During the past few years, the number of safe, serene spaces where we can pause to draw our “emotional breath” seems to have grown progressively smaller. Public health crises, ongoing police brutality, and the oppressive political climate...

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  • Sh*t Happens: Paradox, Perspective and Healing

    When a client, an artist, came to me suffering from PTSD after a terrible car accident, his life was shattered. To make matters worse, the experience provoked earlier traumas to rise back to the surface to the...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • How Expressive Arts Encourage and Promote the Power of Healing

    As I was growing up I often assisted my aging grandmother and through that experience I somehow knew I would ultimately choose a career in science that would allow me to continue helping people. Still, I longed...

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  • Financial Self-Care: A Personal Reflection

    I will never forget that morning in the spring of 2016. It was around 5:30am and the sun was just beginning to cast bright beautiful rays through my window. As I got out of bed, I happened...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Winning the Inner Battle

    Do you ever feel like you are in a war against yourself to create the change that you desire? Do you want to lose weight but can’t resist the sweets? Do you want to kick a bad...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Online Therapy is Not the Wave of the Future, It is Now

    You wear many hats. You have a career, you are a parent, you are a friend, a son/daughter, a leader, an organizer, a planner. You know how to show up for others and to get it done....

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • How Telling Your Life Story Can Heal Your Pain

    Have you ever told stories from your life to someone and that person said to you, “Wow, you should write a book?” Perhaps writing a book is not the next logical step in your life, but for...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • What the Autumn Equinox Teaches Us About Love

    Since the autumn equinox is the time of equal day and night, it’s easy to assume its connection to love is that it’s a 50/50 deal. You do your part, I’ll do mine. We’ll get love right...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Beautiful People Do Not Just Happen: Embracing Empathy in Leadership

    The year 2020 is focusing an intense spotlight on the cracks in American culture, and the need for change couldn’t be more urgent. Leaders are challenged by the loss of human life, by economic despair, and by...

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  • Got Chronic Pain? Try Rolfing® For Fast, Natural Relief

    Every week my office phone rings or the emails come in from people with chronic, longstanding pain wanting to know more about Rolfing®. They have heard this or that or just found it on an internet search...

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  • The Perseverance Diet

    In today’s world climate, it is easy to feel as if you are suffocating with the extraordinary demands of life. Yet we all find a way, don’t we? One way or another life moves forward and changes...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Qigong for Healthy Aging

    Qigong is on people’s minds these days. It’s in the news and at your local Y or maybe at your yoga center. What is qigong? Whereas tai chi is a routine that is followed from start to...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Healing Trauma & PTSD from COVID-19

    Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress are not easy topics to talk about. They are backed by decades of stigmatization and misinformation. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the discussion, education, de-stigmatization of mental health and trauma are...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • We Must Have This Controversial Conversation

    It will be uncomfortable, but it’s essential that we have an honest, informed conversation about the proper role of government in a perceived public health crisis. First, shouldn’t we have some criteria that establishes the need for...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • The Liberty of Letting Go and Leading Free

    The value that you place on attitude in everyday life makes all the difference in your assertiveness and overall outlook. Being mindful of the way you perceive the world is pivotal. Do you engage in positive self-talk,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • The Garden: We’re in It Together

    Find a partner,” one of the facilitators said. “When you do, draw an invisible line between the two of you and each take a turn trying to get the other to cross over to your side.” This...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Explore Your Unique Gifts with Agnes Daddona of Intuitive Counseling

    I had the pleasure of having an intuitive reading with Agnes Daddona last month and was blown away by her authenticity, accuracy and just how amazing the process was. This is an excerpt of my reading! First,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Lifestyle Medicine for Diabetes and Hypertension

    COVID-19 and current events have all culminated into a proverbial stress-test for the American nation. This stress has increased not only on the mental-emotional level of the collective, but has also revealed weaknesses in many social structures,...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • To Your Health, Your Life and Your Future

    In our new reality, school at home is out for the summer; restaurants, beaches, camps and local pools are or aren’t open. We have started the re-entry from the shut-down we experienced from COVID-19. We are facing...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Grieving vs Mourning in the Time of COVID-19

    Grief is the emotional response to the loss of someone or thing that is important to you. Mourning is the process of acclimating to a life without that special someone or something. COVID-19 or the Coronavirus has...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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