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We are one week into January and I hope the holidays were filled with joyful events. Often times the New Year is overwhelming as we think of all our "goals", "shoulds", and "have too". I suggest you stop right there. Take a breath. This is the month for...read more
Sometimes during the holiday season we may encounter some family members that can be a challenge. How can we go from surviving to thriving during these times? If you encounter someone who "pushes your buttons" there are a few tools you can use to help you...read more
This is the time of year when you can see illumination all around you. As I drive through the streets at night or walk in the city I see lights on storefronts, trees, houses, in windows, on menorahs on wreaths, in restaurants, everywhere I look! I love...read more
This week in the United States we are celebrating Thanksgiving. It is a time of connecting with family, loved ones, or of giving back to your community in some way. It is a time where we take a moment to think about what we are grateful for. As you should...read more
Kristin Neff is a powerful researcher in the field of self compassion. Her ability to explain how self-compassion affects our everyday lives can be found in her best selling book Self Compassion which I recommend to all of my clients. Self Compassion has...read more
In his book, FLOW: The psychology of optimal experience, Mihaly Csikszentmihaly characterizes flow as The state in which people are so involved in an activity that nothing else seems to matter; the experience itself is so enjoyable that people will do it...read more