Here’s a simple and gentle exercise to Fbring your awareness back to your body. This exercise is by Peter Levine and outlined in his book, In an Unspoken Voice.
In his words, take a gentle pulsating shower in the following way: At a comfortable temperature, expose your body to the pulsing water. Direct your awareness into the region in your body where the rhythmical stimulation is focused. Let your consciousness move to each part of your body.
Try to include each part of your body and pay attention to the sensation in each area, even if it feels… Continue reading
Tango From Chaos to Creativity: How Multiple Personalities Emerge and Move Toward Integration
This man’s haunting story of devastating abuse evolves through years of therapy with Pollack. Yet, as a work of creative nonfiction, the book shares the true life and healing of this man – his abuse, his words, and his poetry.
Throughout the pages, the author highlights Jacen’s poetic descriptions because they beautifully acknowledge his separate personalities and their communication and progression toward integration.
The book chronicles the patient’s childhood memories of… Continue reading
Compassionate inquiry is an inquiry method to help people connect to the truth within themselves in the present moment. This technique allows people to become free from self-generated suffering as well as gain insight, clarity, and choice in their behavior.
Addiction, anxiety, depression, and ADHD can be traced to childhood trauma and a sense of disconnect from yourself. Inner child work is very effective in healing the wounded child and to completely integrate all parts of yourself.
Corona virus has changed each of our lives in different ways. But it impacts all of us. We are more connected, but also more alone. Technology can bring us together emotionally as we reach out to loved ones, friends, and important people who we have not spoken with in a long time.
With video platforms such as Zoom, there is hope for an increase in social interaction. Some of my clients were hesitant to try video sessions or phone sessions for their therapy/counseling sessions. They have been pleasantly surprised with the wonderful connection that we can have through a… Continue reading
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