Have you seen how many articles, hashtags, social media posts have appeared regarding dreams about Covid 19? Our psyches are disturbed, sometimes violently, by the disruption of our lives and our sense of loss – loss of human contact, loss of loved ones, loss of health, loss of livelihood, loss of freedom. It’s no wonder […]
You’ve never gotten counseling before. You thought about it from time to time during stressful periods. You may have even gotten the name of a counselor from a friend or family member. You didn’t follow up for any number of reasons: time, money, fear of telling a stranger your troubles and thoughts. Well, this is […]
How can ancient philosophy possibly help us now? I recently read a book that so captured me that I reread it immediately two more times. I may read it again soon as it speaks to this time. How to Think Like a Roman Emperor: The Stoic Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius by Donald Robertson ties Stoicism […]
Friends, here are two ideas to help us through this time of isolation and quarantine due to the Covid19 virus: Journal like mad. Write your experience each day. If you have time, several times a day. This serves two purposes. One, journaling is an excellent way to process our experience and manage overwhelming feelings of […]
Yeah, you know you need sleep. You’ve seen the articles, maybe heard Arianna Huffington talk about chronic sleep deficits and the physical and mental impact of those. Dreams are necessary for memory retention, learning and mood maintenance. We can’t dream unless we sleep, though. Here are some good ideas for ensuring good sleep –
Acknowledging our dark side, not allowing it to manifest in uncontrolled and uncontrollable ways is worth the effort. First it’s necessary to see it! How? By paying attention to the dark or frightening figures in our dreams, more often than not of our same gender. They are mirrors, off to the side, showing us the […]
Trick question! Chances are you have a tough time making sense of more than one or two words – or maybe you read something but cannot remember it in any way! Here’s a possible explanation – read here!
New ways to think about healing. Can your mind and your consciousness affect your body? Here’s a thought provoking article from Psychology Today…..
How profound….watch here….
Thought-full. And intimate – in relationship. Empathy (not sympathy). Real. An explanation of suffering. Watch this