Mindfulness

How To Practice Meditation

How to create the practice of meditation: Sit in a comfortable position with good support Find a quiet environment Close your eyes and relax your body Watch the rise and … Read more

How To Practice Constructive Rest

the Practice of Constructive Rest TEACHES YOU TO BREATHE ABDOMINALLY AND LEARN AUTHENTIC RELAXATION. The constructive rest position is ideal for learning abdominal breathing, for easing you into sleep, for … Read more

Benefits of Meditation for Women

Wendy juggles the single parenting of two teenage children, her part-time interior design business, and tries desperately to stick to her exercise routine. She feels frazzled and irritable most of … Read more

Affirmations: Firing Up Your Brain

It’s possible to fire up your brain positively or negatively. Your thoughts shape your inner experience. Frequent use of affirmations helps keep you motivated and focused on the positive, in … Read more

Viva La Difference

Last night my husband and I attended a stunning performance of Stravinsky’s Petrushka by the Boston Symphony Orchestra. At the intermission I asked him what he was thinking about during … Read more

Beneath Anxiety and Depression

Susan’s teenage children are acting out. Her aging parents want more of her time and attention. Her mother is beginning to show signs of dementia and her father wants Susan … Read more

Be Here Now

Nothing during my rigorous training to become a psychologist thirty years ago prepared me to be in the present moment. We focused on anxiety, depression, loneliness, suffering, isolation, abandonment, post-traumatic … Read more