Category Archives: Depression

Sick and Tired of Feeling Tired?

Posted on November 30, 2018

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)

Overwhelmed? How to Accomplish More by Doing Less.

Posted on November 13, 2018

I had the pleasure of hearing happiness expert, Christine Carter, PhD. speak at a mindfulness conference where I was speaking earlier this year. She spoke about three limiting beliefs that contribute to feeling overwhelmed. A limiting belief is a belief that sounds true to you. It sounds perfectly reasonable and valid and you probably can(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)

2 Mindfulness Skills for Stressful Times

Posted on October 10, 2018

We all encounter stressful times periodically throughout our daily life. Recently I had a stressful and painful week after unexpected oral surgery that became infected. I was feeling miserable and my patience was used up. I don’t like feeling miserable. Do you? No? That’s what I thought. My thoughts kept getting stuck on how bad(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)

There Is Always Something or Someone to be Thankful For

Posted on November 21, 2016

It is easy to get caught up in the busyness of life.  We often take things for granted and fail to notice and appreciate the abundance and beauty in our lives. Studies show that being mindful of what you are thankful for and even making the effort to thank someone can improve your happiness level. Take a(read more)

7 Ways to Help “Screen” Addiction

Posted on September 30, 2016

Last month I wrote about how to tell if your child or teen is addicted to “screens”. You can read that blog post here. So what can you do if you think your child or teen is addicted? Here are seven important steps to take to help them prevent and reduce screen addiction. 1. Prevention.(read more)