Try falling in love to improve your health.
In love you are present, in the moment feeling the flow of dopamine, oxytocin, vasopressin and growth hormones….a vacation from stress and fear
When you feel love your wishes and desires are being felt and realized in the moment.
Healing actually occurs when you have thoughts of love and you are filled with ecstasy and purpose. These thoughts change your chemistry and promote healing. This has been studied and verified for many years by Dr. Bruce Lipton (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQa0IOjEt3k) who promotes the ideas of changing your perceptions which will actually convert… Continue reading
Many people feel conflict around the topic of overeating. Unless addressed in therapy, and most effectively with EMDR therapy, this conflict can continue to spin and remain unresolved because conflict is a tug of war.
For example, while eating do you ever feel shame or negative about your body image? Many times, people argue within themselves when tempted to eat unhealthy foods in excess with rationalizations such as:
- I deserve to reward myself.
- I had a stressful day.
- It’s genetic.
- What does it matter? I’ll never lose the weight anyway.
At the same time, other parts… Continue reading
Is Our Communication becoming a Collection of Clichés?
Eloquence in language happens in your heart. –Rumi, The Rose
The definition of cliché seems to have lost its meaning. Anton C. Zijderveld, a Dutch sociologist, offers some illuminating insights on clichés and what they can and cannot offer. “A cliché is a traditional form of human expression (in words, thoughts, emotions, gestures, acts) which – due to repetitive use in social life – has lost its original, often ingenious heuristic power. Although it thus fails positively to contribute meaning to social interactions and communication, it does function socially, since it… Continue reading
Want to Reach Your Goals Faster? Try Adopting a “Journey Mindset”
It’s not easy to change the way you look at goal attainment, but moving away from a “destination mindset” can boost your odds of success.
By Rebecca Muller, Assistant Editor at Thrive Global
It’s incredibly gratifying to achieve a goal you’ve set for yourself, but the real challenge often begins after you hit your target, when you have to maintain the practices you have begun in order to see prolonged success. According to a new Stanford study published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, individuals are more… Continue reading
What Goes On In a Therapy Or Life Coaching Session?
What can I expect when I go into see a counselor, life coach or psychologist for myself or for my partner and I?
I am asked this question by many people who want to schedule a first time counseling or coaching appointment.
I tell them that on their first appointment we complete the signing of forms and we will discuss your goals and explore some family history which helps me to understand your current situation. I also assure them that during the first two session they can decide whether… Continue reading