There’s no need to pretend that life is perfect. We tend to want to box up our problems and then only lift a corner to peek inside every once in a while. We never unpack them or, if we do, they come out all at once and it’s usually not a healthy process. Why are […]
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When I started graduate school for my MSW, I remember thinking that it was time for me to change in myriad ways. The jig was up! I could no longer continue my unhealthy or self-sabotaging behaviors, or else everyone would find out that I was a fraud. The behaviors did not change overnight, so instead […]
As a mind-body wellness practitioner and yoga teacher, I was bound by joy when I discovered yoga is classified as “sensorimotor psychotherapy” in a PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) workshop. This was incredibly refreshing and in lieu of this I could really sense the medical and scientific backing of yogic healing. The classification implies direct […]
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Ever since I can remember I wasn’t like everyone else. I had struggles the other kids couldn’t quite understand. I would get in fights at school after being sleep deprived for days for instance and that was at age seven. On the frequent nights that I couldn’t sleep I’d get into my mothers pills taking […]
In my first class of transpersonal regression therapy my teacher asked me: “How sure are you that you are the I of today? How much of you is truly you?” I believe I took a long time to think and wonder about that question. But then, with every regression session I went on to have […]
A common question I have been asked is how does acupuncture work? But before I can get into the details of acupuncture, first let’s understand how the body heals? Remember the last time you caught a cold? You gave yourself some nice hot tea, stayed in bed, and within a few days you were feeling […]
Life and this reality are full of paradoxes, and you’ll hear them all the time. For example: The more you learn, the more you realize how little you know. And that’s super true. But I’ve found that one of the most difficult paradoxes to grasp, and one of the most important if not the most […]
Connie Yang explains that while there’s always the option to remove someone with whom you’re in conflict from your life, the reconciliation tactics she learned from experience are worth trying first.
Earlier this year, Thomas Lonesome was working as a case manager at an NGO addressing homelessness. Then, he left NYC for the first time in over 40 year. Making a case for a new form of healing, he recounts how the experience affected him for the better.
How can we go within to reach our full potential? Lina Landess explains how EFT—also known as Tapping—has the power to neutralize the negative effects of our traumas and help us heal from unresoled memories and experiences.