There is a lot of controversy about the physical and psychological aspects of fibromyalgia.
My clients come to me with real pain, and I treat them with a combination of EMDR therapy and body work, which is done simultaneously with a massage therapist. The mind and body are treated as one.
During the healing protocol, we process the physical and emotional pain with slow bilateral stimulation to facilitate “parasympathetic processing.” The bilateral movement is a soft beeping sound produced through a headset that the patient wears. The bilateral stimulation (beeping) can help to… Continue reading
An excerpt from Stephen Levine’s A Gradual Awakening. This Chapter is called The Wanting Mind.
…seeing the scope of my wantings showed me how deeply and subtly dissatisfaction created my personal world, and that seeing freed me from much grasping, from thinking that all my wants had to be satisfied, that i had to compulsively respond to everything that arose in my mind. I saw that things can be a certain way without needing to be acted on or judged or even pushed aside. They can simply be observed.
Gradually, seeing the unsatisfactory nature of much of… Continue reading
“There were no warnings; he just told me yesterday that he wants a divorce.”
I hear this same plea from women who call me and are shocked and off balance when their spouse hits them with this news.
Many of us are so busy with life, career, children, family, maintaining our health, appearance, and some social life, that we don’t have a lot of time to nurture our relationship with our partner. (Just one more thing to take care of!) But, there are warnings before your partner checks out.
Men who feel unneeded, unappreciated, or feel like they can’t please… Continue reading
What gives us purpose?
It is different for everyone and it changes throughout our lifetime. When we are young, we don’t think about it; we just live it. Most of us loved playing outside, exploring, being in nature, biking, playing with friends, maybe drawing, dancing, or singing. If your love (passion) was encouraged and role modeled by your family, then you probably grew up trusting your passion (what you love to do, where you love to be, and who you love to be around).
Unfortunately, such support is a gift that many of us are not given. Rather, we… Continue reading
While at the beach this week, I read the book Younger You, by Dr. Braverman, M.D., and agree with him that by changing your lifestyle with life coaching: you are choosing longevity while feeling younger.
Some of the things that cause us to age are: poor working conditions, alcoholism, addictions, depression, lack of sleep, lack of social activities, nicotine, poor diet, retirement, and sedentary lifestyle — all of which are within our control.
Life Coaching helps you to improve these areas so that your life is healthier and happier. Call or email me for an assessment.