Category Archives: Chronic Illness

4 Steps to Finding Contentment

Posted on June 24, 2018

Recently I was asked what my purpose or mission is in life. At first, I said that throughout my career as a psychotherapist and neurotherapist my mission has been to help other people feel better and perform at their peak. But after some more thought I realized that my deeper mission is to experience contentment(read more)

My Journey Into Mindfulness

Posted on June 2, 2018

I was just interviewed by Wuf Shanti about my journey into Mindfulness and how I became an award-winning, best-selling author and mindfulness expert. Hint: it started when I got sick… In the interview I provide directions on how to do one of my favorite mindfulness skills which you can use every day to shift your(read more)

What If You Change the Way You Look at Things?

Posted on August 2, 2016

How do you see the world?  Are you a glass half empty of glass half full person? Do you have a choice about how you look at things? In the left-hand photo of this field the plants look random and chaotic.  But in the second photo of the same plants they look orderly and organized. (read more)

Do This One Thing to Feel Happier

Posted on December 7, 2015

Do you ever wish you felt happier?  Do you know how to create happiness in your life and to shift out of a down mood to a happier mood?  What one thing could you do every day to increase your happiness? Researchers asked study participants to take part in what they called a “gratitude visit”(read more)

Wayne Dyer Taught Me These Skills

Posted on September 21, 2015

As you may know, Wayne Dyer passed away a couple of weeks ago. I was first introduced to Wayne in my 20’s when I read his first book Your Erroneous Zones. I was fascinated and intrigued as I read many more of his books and watched his PBS specials and applied his teachings to my(read more)

Are You Making Yourself Sick?

Posted on July 10, 2015

I was chronically ill for 15 years. When I was so sick I was determined to get well and I focused on doing everything possible to return to health. I gradually learned that although I do need to do things to promote healing, it is even more important to look at how I am being,(read more)

Depressed? 7 Non-Drug Options That Work

Posted on September 15, 2014

If you are like most people there have been times in your life when you felt down, sad, and depressed.  Typically this feeling is short lived and passes pretty quickly.  But when it doesn’t go away and hangs around for too long, then you may be dealing with an episode of major depression. Major depression(read more)