Natural Ways to Overcome Depression & Anxiety

Here’s the replay of a webinar I did in December 2015 with Liesha Getson on ways to overcome Depression and Anxiety without going to medication, first. Fear, worry, sadness, guilt and anger all contribute to what seems to be an epidemic of anxiety and depression. Unbelievably, one in 10 Americans take antidepressants and anxiety affects 40 million… Read more »

Is Happiness a Choice?

Do you think happiness is a choice? What if you could choose to be happy, often? What would your life be like if you simply expected to feel happy most of the time? Can you name some of the blocks to happiness? I started to write that I didn’t want to sound Pollyanna-ish, but maybe… Read more »

Do you have an emotional first aid kit?

Did you ever consider that you need an emotional first aid kit? Having something you can do for stuck, painful or overwhelming emotion is as important to your health as having ointment and bandages for cuts and sprains. We call emotions “feelings,” because we feel them – in our physical bodies. If we feel them, physically, then… Read more »

The Relaxation Response – Where’s Your Tiger?

Stress is a just fact of life, right?  You just need to muscle through it and keep going, right?  You’re too busy, and don’t have time to relax, right? Well…let’s talk about your nervous system. You have your central system, the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral system, all the nerve connections from everywhere… Read more »

Of Two Minds: Crossing the great divide between head and heart

Is there a gulf between your head and your heart? Do you live in your head, where you are safe from feeling…well, anything?  Or, are you a little bag of feelings reacting to…everything? Many of the people I see fall into the first category – residing in their heads.  After all, this is our culturally… Read more »

Too much fun?

I had one of those weeks, where there was a lot going on and I became excitedly wired.  Does that ever happen to you?  I happily went from one thing to the next, stayed up too late and then, eventually, had trouble sleeping.  I fell back into an old pattern…oops! So, here are the mistakes… Read more »

Worry much?

“Get out of your head.”  I find myself saying this to my clients all the time, and also to myself.  It’s amazing how much of our attention goes into what’s happening in the top 10% of our bodies.  Now granted, it’s the location of the doorways to 4 of our senses, and the brain, itself, is… Read more »

Welcome to my new Blog!

I’m excited to have the opportunity to write about some of the things I’ve learned about life and the road to joy and contentment.  Short and to the point is my style, so stop by often for a quick tip or just to say hello. Be well.