Category Archives: Stress

7 Mindfulness Skills to Help Urge Incontinence

Posted on September 4, 2018

Both men and women may experience urge incontinence for a variety of reasons. It affects about 25 million women and twice as many women as men.  I have experienced it periodically ever since my 9 pound 6 ounce baby was born 32 years ago. I have also noticed that it gets worse when I eat(read more)

Did You Forget Something?

Posted on August 16, 2018

I can’t tell you how often I leave the house without something I need to take with me.  Yup.  Even when I set it out where I will see it.  I come home and there it is sitting on the counter. Does this ever happen to you? Then what do you do?  Sometimes I remember(read more)

What’s the Most Important Thing to Pay Attention To?

Posted on July 30, 2018

Everyone gets distracted sometimes.  ADHD, anxiety and stress often make it even harder to pay attention and stay focused on what needs to be done. The first step in paying attention is to know what you should pay attention to. You can pay attention better when you practice naming what you need to pay attention(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)

Mindfulness Skills for Kids Card Deck

Posted on September 18, 2017

Mindfulness Skills for Kids: Card Deck and 3 Card Games. The card deck provides 52 fun exercises and practices to help kids calm their mind and body, pay attention, become more self-aware, feel happier and confident, connect with others and have fun. The deck can be used as individual exercises, or as card games (based(read more)

Got Performance Anxiety?

Posted on July 10, 2017

Do you experience performance anxiety? Does your anxiety increase when you are on the spot such as when you are speaking, taking a test, or giving a presentation or a performance? Do you sweat, tremble, get a dry mouth, or feel nauseas? Does your heart race? Then you may have performance anxiety. Use the checklist(read more)

What Are You Practicing? Stress, Anxiety or Contentment?

Posted on March 20, 2017

As I have been studying and practicing mindfulness over the past 30 years I have learned to ask myself this one important question: What am I practicing?  Am I practicing feeling stressed-out, anxious, depressed, overwhelmed, discouraged or perhaps something more pleasant? More often than I would like to admit, the answer is yes, I am(read more)