Grief Disconnects Us From Ourselves

Grief Disconnects Us From Ourselves

As a Grief Therapist, you encounter disengaged clients. Naming their emotions or emotional state is difficult. They’re ambivalent about what they want. Former interests, activities, and people get ignored. An almost zombie-like state persists.   GRIEF DISCONNECTS...
Walk Away the Dark

Walk Away the Dark

Do you know someone struggling with negative thoughts or depression? Are you worried they might be at risk for suicide? Be proactive. Start a conversation. Unfortunately, most of us are afraid to broach the subject. We stress about not knowing what to say. Or what not...
How Can Nature Help Create A Body-Mind Connection?

How Can Nature Help Create A Body-Mind Connection?

Connection is something we strive for as humans. It is a basic need. When you’ve experienced a loss, recovering that relationship becomes even more vital within yourself. You can use the world around you to make it easier. How can nature help create a body-mind...
Connection With Your Inner 5-Year-Old

Connection With Your Inner 5-Year-Old

Memories help frame your reactions, decisions, and who you are from the inside out. And they come in many forms. A great exercise to practice to better understand yourself and others comes through connection with your inner 5-year-old.  Our first connection is within...
The Day the World Came Together for Peace

The Day the World Came Together for Peace

October 24, 1945, is the official creation of the United Nations through the UN Charter. And even though it’s not a public holiday (or bank holiday, if you’re from outside the U.S.), people come together to celebrate this auspicious anniversary—even in the form of a...
Trauma is Not What Happens to You

Trauma is Not What Happens to You

How are you in this moment? – Notice I asked, “How are you in this moment?” Not at this moment. Because ‘at’ is outside of us. ‘In’ is connection within. The definition of trauma When I watched the movie, “The Wisdom of Trauma” and heard Dr Gabor Mate’s...