gratitude

Call for Dads; Honoring Dads on Father’s Day

The greatest thing a FATHER can do to his children, is to love their mother. – Anjaneth Garcia Untalan This Sunday we celebrate Father’s Day. Because we have a little one at home, this year we celebrate my husband as a father. It is however during these holidays, I also think of the sons and…

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5 Tips To A Happier Day

5 tips to a happier day by new york psychotherapist Melissa Divaris Thompson

Whether you are struggling with not enough sleep, too many things on your to do list, or anxiety that won’t leave you, starting your day off right is important. Focus on these steps to set your day in a happier direction. Here are 5 Tips To A Happier Day: 1. Before your feet hit the floor,…

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The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer  It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for…

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Rebirth After Birth Workshop Info

Just announced! Our new workshop, Rebirth After Birth Workshop, will be held in the Spring 2014 with Pediatric Sleep Consultant Brooke Nalle! Dates: 4 Sundays – March 23-April 13th, 2014 from 2-4pm. Cost: $150 with limited sliding scale available. Early sign up rate before March 1, $120. Email rebirthafterbirth@gmail.com for more information or call Melissa at…

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Tending to Your Heart-Rediscovering the Meaning of Valentine’s Day

“How much we know and understand ourselves is critically important, but there is something that is even more essential to living a Wholehearted life: loving ourselves.” Brene Brown February is the month of love. For a lot of people, Valentine’s Day can be a triggering day filled with feelings of unworthiness or sadness. What if…

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Poem ~ Lead me to the song of my heart ~ Danna Faulds

Lead me to the song of my heart and help me sing it unashamed Help me stand before you in bare consciousness unflinching in your light Lead me to the expression of my soul in all its fullness Let me embrace my humanity yet be anchored in divinity. Help me unfetter the joy that I…

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What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.

“What makes you vulnerable, makes you beautiful.” I recently heard this in a very good Ted Talk by Brene Brown and it resonated with me instantly. For me, it’s so simple and so true. Clients often come into my office trying to hide their true feelings and emotions. At one time or another, we have…

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Embracing Gratitude

During this time of Thanksgiving and the beginning of the holidays, I always find it’s a good time to reflect on gratitude. Finding gratitude can lighten our hearts and remind us that we are very fortunate in many ways. Reminding ourselves what we are grateful for, often times reminds us that we are not alone,…

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Longing…

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 moment, wishing we were somewhere…

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