One of the first tools I introduce in working with those dealing with a chronic, life-altering challenge (as well as just about any anxiety-induced problem) is this simple mindfulness ritual. The goal is to begin to strengthen the ability to remain in the present moment. This includes being able to notice when the mind shifts... Continue Reading →

Thoughts and Feelings

Latest video discussion a concept to keep in mind for your mindfulness practice.  Topic takes a closer look at your thoughts and feelings and reminds the viewer that while we have thoughts and feelings, we are not our thoughts and feelings, as well as why this is important to understand. https://youtu.be/QgTLEvy_hMI

What is Integral Theory?

What would it be like to have the ability to broaden your perspective to bring more into your realm of understanding? What would it be like to have a different way to be able to connect to other people, see the conversations for what they are? Is this the kind of life that you would like to build for yourself? For your family and for your community? If so, then I highly suggest looking into integral theory. 

Big Mind Big Heart

I thought I would take a moment to introduce one of my favorite approaches into building better self-awareness, both for myself (I have been using this technique since I was introduced to in back in 2004) as well as in session with those I work with. What is fantastic about this tool is the ability... Continue Reading →

How to Develop a Habit

This next article come from a series of online videos called "This Way Up!" in which I looked at how we develop a habit. We often use these approaches in forming a good habit but, this same process is also good at developing the habits that we don't want.  Worse yet, we often don't even... Continue Reading →

Right Brain to Right Brian Communication

Here is a technique that I've utilized often times in helping couples, families and even individuals in situations where they are dealing with other parties and they don't understand why the conversations always seem to end poorly. Have you ever had one of those moments where you come home, you've had an emotional day at... Continue Reading →

Feeling Overwhelmed? Find Your Exceptions

One of my favorite approaches in therapy is called solution-focused brief therapy, SFBT for short. Inside of this approach, there's a particular tool I often like to utilize, both with the patients that I work with, and with friends and families when they're dealing with a particular issue. But before I give it away with... Continue Reading →

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