Have you had these experiences? You arrive at a certain place and can’t remember anything about how you got there. Someone is talking to you and at the same time you are completely somewhere else making to-do lists in your head. You’ve eaten a full package of cookies and you only realize this when there’s […]
You may have heard amazing stories about acupuncture from friends or family but still feel unclear about what it could do for you. You might have a fear of needles, and just aren’t sure if the benefits of acupuncture are worth mustering up the courage to overcome this fear. Here I’m going to shine a light […]
“To confront a person with his shadow is to show him his own light.” (Carl Jung) Whatever parts of a person are relegated to the shadows of his or her psyche become forces of unconscious behavior. In these orphaned impulses and emotions lies a potency that few dare tap into. In these disowned dreams and […]
The mind is the place of logic and reason and it gives you the ability to collect, organize and store information. When it’s time to make a decision, your mind parses all your past experiences and tells you what to do to be safe. While this can be a good thing is some situations it […]
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 […]
Anxiety disorders are the most common forms of mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States. Portland therapist, David Hayden, explains that we can use anxiety to teach us something about ourselves rather than viewing it as a curse.