Could reducing stress be this simple?
The American Psychological Association recognizes that up to 90 percent of disease is due to stress, which is primarily linked to negative thinking.
It’s so simple; positive thinking creates health and harmony and negative thinking results in disease and disorder. As Richard Conn Henry, Professor of Physics at Johns Hopkins University, wrote in the journal Nature (2005, Vol 436:2)
“The Universe is immaterial – mental and spiritual. Live, and enjoy
Design a plan to fit your lifestyle and start thinking positively. It’s a habit that may take some time to learn but it can… Continue reading
What can you expect from therapy? People are looking for change. I have abandoned rigid techniques for a much more successful approach. Listening is so important as the world has become so fast and distractable. As I listen to people’s concerns and perspectives, I believe that being heard and understood is paramount to success in therapy and in life.
In my office I am honored to have people open up and expose their fears, abuse, desires and conflicts. They want to be happy and more content. People are intrinsically motivated to change,the motivation is sometimes hidden.
As I… Continue reading
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Living Apart but Together
Why do couples continue to live together even though they are separated or considering divorce? Some couples find that they want ‘space’ from each other and decide to live together (stay in their current home) while they start marriage counseling or wait for the divorce to go through.
This decision is based on many variables. Sometimes the couple can’t decide who should leave the home or they may want their children to remain in their current school district.
Some couples have a sizeable home with a substantial mortgage payment. They decide to share the home… Continue reading