Category Archives: Chronic Illness

How to Create the Life You Want This Year

Posted on January 4, 2021

Is your life working the way you want it to?  As you look back over the past year how do you feel about your life?  Are you content with how it felt? Can you imagine living your life differently, achieving more, loving more, having more fun, slowing down and being more mindful, or attracting more(read more)

Extreme Self-Care for the Holidays During COVID

Posted on December 7, 2020

This holiday season is unlike any I have ever experienced.  At a time when we typically gather with our families, we are being advised not to because the risk of spreading COVID-19 is too high.  When we usually fill the stores to buy gifts, we are being asked to stay home, wear masks when we(read more)

Sick and Tired of Feeling Tired?

Posted on November 30, 2019

Do you struggle with feeling tired all the time, or even a lot? Do you have a sense that you are running on empty or nearly empty as you go about fulfilling your daily responsibilities? Do you wish you had more energy? Are you sick and tired of feeling tired? I had to learn some(read more)

4 Steps to Help You Notice and “Take in the Good”

Posted on October 30, 2018

Soon after I listened to Dr Rick Hanson’s audiobook, The Enlightened Brain*, I had the delightful pleasure of meeting him in person at a mindfulness conference where we were both speaking. Rick is a thought leader in the field of mindfulness and a #1 NY Times Best Selling author. He is also a warm and(read more)

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)