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

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 →

Growth and Discomfort

Today I'm just going to start by asking you a simple question. Can you think of any time in your life where any amount of meaningful growth was not coupled with or associated with a certain amount of discomfort or pain? Growth and discomfort, they always comes together. For the life of me, I haven't... Continue Reading →

The Number One Job of the Mind

What is the main job of the mind? I ask this question a lot since it is typically one of the main attributes which needs to be addressed in working with others (and myself) in that we often get stuck in our thoughts because of our minds primary job.  Think about those times when you... Continue Reading →

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