Mindful Monday – January 22, 2018

“I will find that special person who is wrong for me in just the right way.” – Andrew Boyd I do not believe in soul mates. I believe in people who love each other despite (because of?) their imperfections. I believe that love is a living being that changes as individuals change. Over time, maybeContinue reading “Mindful Monday – January 22, 2018”

Mindful Monday – October 9, 2017

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.” – Lao-Tzu Simplicity in the context of mindfulness is engaging one-mindfully and intentionally in activities that nourish mind and body. Simplifying could mean eliminating activities from the calendar that are not priorities. It could mean decreasing time with electronics,Continue reading “Mindful Monday – October 9, 2017”

Mindful Monday – December 17, 2017

“To undertake a genuine spiritual path is not to avoid difficulties but to learn the art of making mistakes wakefully, to bring to them the transformative power of our heart.” – Jack Kornfield I. love. this. quote. And I believe it applies beautifully to therapy. I’m going to break this quote down and go throughContinue reading “Mindful Monday – December 17, 2017”

Effective Caregiving

Mindful Monday – December 11, 2017 In my practice, I see a lot of caregivers. There are many different types of caregivers, but I specifically see many parents who are caring for adolescent or adult children with disabilities and mental illnesses. I feel a deep respect these folks because although their struggles bear some similaritiesContinue reading “Effective Caregiving”