Walking through a tough patch in life makes one often look at it from a different perspective, or so I hope. The dark night of the soul, a dark path, difficult decisions, heartache, death, sadness and fighting all are parts of life to make us pause, ponder, perhaps even wait there for a while but […]
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It’s time to talk about tapas. I’m not referring to the little, Spanish snacks that compliment a good glass of wine and nice company. Nights like that don’t exist here, so before my cravings get the best of me, I’ll take another mental route, one that leads me towards the Sanskrit meaning of tapas, which […]
Many people ask me what sound healing is. This article provides my insights into this through some of the experiences of the clients that I’ve had. Many of my clients are women in their fifties and sixties whose children have left home and who are exploring how to maintain good health as well as find […]
“Everyone recognizes the certainty [of his death], but lays it on one side, like other theoretical truths that are not applicable in practice, without taking it into his vivid consciousness.” (Schopenhauer) When Sigmund Freud arrived at the possibility of a “death instinct” in Beyond the Pleasure Principle he acknowledged that he had “unwillingly steered our […]
You’ve probably heard of so-called relocation therapy. It normally describes shifting to a new city; that said, when you think about it there are definitely other times in which moving your ass, briefly or for an extended period, is therapeutic. If you take a closer look there are actually quite a few examples: Cohabitation If […]
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Michelle Akin is a life coach who used to think she was no good. Thanks in large part to a 12-step program she realized that she is a product of her environment and is feeling less guilty about acting out. With the help of a supportive community she’s able to get by.