Do you ever find yourself feeling like you don't understand your own motives or choices? If you feel this way, you can learn why you do the things you do. Life can be a whirlwind at times. Maybe you've just been too busy lately to spend time thinking about your priorities and goals. One method … Continue reading Your Life Story: Increase Self-Understanding by Journaling Your Life
I love when exercise wakes up my senses. My choice of activity is based on its ability to enliven me and heighten my energy. Yoga gets me ready for challenging days. Going through slow yoga stretches each morning allows my muscles and joints to loosen up. It is a good way to get over the … Continue reading Yoga gets my body and mind ready for my day.
Whether you're a potential client or counselor, you may have come across a kind of therapy called EFT. This stands for Emotional Freedom Technique and is a way for a recipient to gain nearly instant freedom from their pent up emotions. The Man Behind EFT Gary Craig is the founder of EFT Therapy. Craig is … Continue reading What is EFT Therapy?
Aromatherapy is the therapeutic use of aromatic plant extracts or essential oils. These oils and extracts have a wide variety of uses, such as in bath salts, massage oils and even fragrances, which can be therapeutic to the mind, body and soul. The pure essence of a plant, otherwise known as essential oils, provides physical … Continue reading What is Aromatherapy?
When we tackle new goals, we often under-apply our resources. Perhaps you think about what is needed to succeed, and then allocate what you perceive to be the minimum amount of time and effort necessary. If you follow this pattern, are you surprised when you have trouble meeting your goal? What if you choose to … Continue reading Using Overwhelming Force to Guarantee Your Success
Is your Tween and/or Teen struggling with school, struggling with how they learn in an overstimulating classroom. Is your Teen no longer wanting to be in the classroom because sick of feeling dumb and useless. Does your Teen want to love learning and loves to be curious with all interests but doesn’t know how to … Continue reading Anxiety to SuperPowers
The most challenging and meaningful part of your meditation practice may begin after you rise up off your cushion. If you take the insights you acquire during meditation and apply them to your daily routines, it can change your life! After all, you probably meditate for less than a half hour a day, which leaves … Continue reading Use These Tips to Apply Meditation to Daily Activities
Have you ever felt jealous of someone else? Consider this scenario: A new person, Dale, has joined your social group and always seems to be so well put-together. Dale wears the best clothes, looks to be in the best physical shape, and has a great job. You find yourself feeling a little annoyed or even … Continue reading Use Journaling to Overcome Jealousy
Many religions and philosophies advocate meditation. Meditation is also used as a tool in many activities and for self-help purposes. While all of these things might be rather disparate, the reasons for performing the meditation are rather similar. Most of us feel we have a reasonable understanding of the practice of meditation, but many of … Continue reading Understanding the Purpose of Meditation
Yoga is perhaps one of the most effective forms of physical activity. As a yoga practitioner, you can expect to experience broad-reaching effects on the mind and body. It's easy to be misled by how yoga is sometimes represented. But, there's a lot more to it than you would imagine. Take a look at these … Continue reading Top 5 Benefits of Yoga