Learning to Let Go in the Looking for Love

11/21/2011

We have often heard the phrase, when we stop looking for love, it finally appears. Finding a mate can be a frustrating process that can leave us disappointed, angry and sad, wondering what the heck is wrong with us?! I have found through my work as a psychotherapist, that this…

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Allowing

11/14/2011

In my psychotherapy practice, I encourage my clients to bring more awareness and mindfulness into their daily lives. We can so oftentimes feel rushed, scattered and onto the next thing, that we rarely enjoy what this moment has to offer. In being present, it allows us to calm down, lose…

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Mindfulness in the Morning-5 Tips for getting your day started right!

11/06/2011

–As you wake up, see if you can notice how you are doing before you automatically jump out of bed. Take inventory: How does your body feel? Do you feel rested? What is your intention for the day? Do all of this before your feet even hit the floor. –In…

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Falling Into Letting Go

10/28/2011

Sometimes we find ourselves tightly wound to our beliefs, remembering who hurt us, who we are angry with, and who disappointed us. We hold grudges, cling onto resentments, and feel tightly wound and bound to our opinions and perspectives. It’s as if the needle is stuck in a record groove.…

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We’ll See…

05/24/2011

“We’ll see” was often a phrase that we heard growing up that would send us away rolling our eyes and knowing that the answer was probably a no. As I have been working with my meditation practice, I notice this phrase has more value than I seemed to realize. Instead…

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Longing…

05/24/2011

Longing, defined as a strong, persistent desire or craving, especially for something unattainable or distant. Longing can show up in many forms: Longing to be somewhere else, to be with someone else, to be someone else or even perhaps to feel something else. Longing can remove us from the present…

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A Poem About Self-Discovery

05/24/2011

Slide into the unknown The Beloved is waiting Climb down the rickety ladder Into the mysterious cave of your body Where your own quiet music plays Become great friends to yourself Tip your identity into the empty bowl of Being Hold only space where you used to fill it A…

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