Depression can rob people of their sense of aliveness and vitality, interfere with job performance, disrupt relationships, and increase the likelihood of self-harm. So are there tools we can use to help clients reduce and even prevent suffering from depression? My friend, Elisha Goldstein, PhD has identified 5 natural ways to create an anti-depressant brain. […]
One Way to Lessen the Stress of Holiday Travel
Ever feel a twinge in your stomach on the way to the airport? Many people are nervous travelers to begin with, and when you add things like leaving behind something important or running late for a flight, it can be a recipe for extra stress (perhaps especially around the holidays). But here’s something that’s quick […]
Is Your Mindfulness Meditation in A Rut?
With all that’s been going on lately, I feel more grateful than ever for my daily mindfulness practice – it’s a reliable and comforting part of each morning. But if I’m honest, I’ve had times when I’ve grown a little bored with it. I’ve been practicing long enough that I have a familiar routine, and […]
Mindfulness in Action: Reclaiming the Wonder of Newness
We’ve talked about how mindfulness can encourage self-compassion, lack of judgment, and acceptance for things as they are.