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February 2, 2023

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What Is A Mental Health Journey?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We talk about mental health journeys a whole lot around here. If you’re trying to make  improvements in your life, it’s impossible to avoid talking about your journey. Whether you’ve journeyed for years, or just started out, it can be a challenge to determine what you want, where you’re headed, and how to get […]

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Brain Science, Mindfulness and Wellness, Uncategorized

August 4, 2022

My Anxiety Is Worse At Night

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Is your anxiety worse at night? You’re trying to fall asleep, but you’re ruminating. If you’re stressed out during the day, you’re now exhausted and sleep deprived by nighttime, which only further impacts your anxiety. Even when you aren’t actively experiencing a stressful situation, the triggers you experience throughout the day are taxing to […]

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Change, Mindfulness and Wellness, Uncategorized

July 27, 2022

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What Do I Do Now?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] What do I do now? We have all been there—stuck, dissatisfied, unsure, and feeling like we are constantly on a treadmill. It’s tough to feel like you don’t know where to focus your time and energy. You want to find meaning, be successful, feel socially involved, have loving relationships, and experience joy beyond the […]

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Your Journey

March 1, 2022

Your Journey: Something’s Off

We’re all the heroes of our own stories, but the heroes we admire in literature and on the screen find themselves undergoing spiritual and emotional transformations more often than they find themselves using the bathroom. If all of us are heroes, each going on a continuous, limitless, and recursive journey throughout the stages of our […]

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Brain Science, Mindfulness and Wellness

October 12, 2021

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How Does the Self-Aware Mind Operate?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Self-awareness is important to develop on your healing journey, and it is a vital skill to have if you want to have a fulfilling life.  “Self-awareness is the ability to focus on yourself and how your actions, thoughts, or emotions do or don’t align with your internal standards. If you’re highly self-aware, you can objectively […]

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Spirituality, Uncategorized, Your Journey

September 10, 2021

Your Journey: The Whisper

We’re all the heroes of our own stories, but the heroes we admire in literature and on the screen find themselves undergoing spiritual and emotional transformations more often than they find themselves using the bathroom. If all of us are heroes, each going on a continuous, limitless, and recursive journey throughout the stages of our […]

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August 4, 2021

Art Therapy Activities for August

Meditative painting Pick colors that make you feel positive and paint using repetitive motions, covering the entire paper with these strokes. Then, use a different color and pattern to paint over the first layer. What makes this technique meditative is the repetitive movement and the layering because you are able to intuitively and spontaneously create […]

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Brain Science, Change, Creativity and Innovation, Integration, Mindfulness and Wellness, Retreats and Coaching

October 21, 2016

The Pain of Gratitude

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There is something fundamentally challenging about gratitude that goes beyond remembering to practice it. If I truly admit how damn fortunate I am, I usually experience a myriad of feelings: pure love, then guilt, and then sheer terror. Guilt and terror? That might surprise you. After all, we practice gratitude to help us become more […]

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April 27, 2016

How Distracted Am I?

How Distracted Am I?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In modern Western society, we often find ourselves in a permanent state of unfulfilled desire. We are offered continuous distractions and stimulations that mimic reality, such as mass leisure, mass culture, and mass media. Constant intrusions and interruptions – now the norm in our culture – drive up stress, deplete mental and emotional reserves and […]

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Brain Science, Change, Creativity and Innovation, Integration

January 27, 2016

Imagination: From the Inside Out

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Did you know that imagination is one of the most important attributes of the human brain? Think about it. Without imagination, Steve Jobs wouldn’t have created the iPad. Picasso would never have created his dazzling works of art. Without imagination, we wouldn’t have anything that nature hasn’t already provided for us. Wikipedia describes imagination – […]

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