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October 6, 2019

Autumn in San Francisco can often creep up on people. One week, it is 95 degrees outside and no one has the shelter of air conditioning. The next week, summer is over and sweaters get put in the front of a San Franciscan’s closet once again. 

Summers are generally...

August 14, 2019

“What can I do about my anxiety?” I get this question a lot from clients. It’s natural that we humans feel anxious about the unknown and what we cannot control. However, the reality is that we are in fact not in control of anything besides our own actions and responses...

Experts estimate that we think anywhere from 50,000-80,000 thoughts per day. Some of these are random comments about what is happening in the past, present, or potential future. Some can be neutral – ‘I’m tired,’ ‘It’s cloudy,’ or ‘Where did I put my keys?’ Other times...

Trauma is the result of overwhelm to your system. It's about fear, and your ability to cope. There's no time to think when facing a threat, your primary responses are instinctual. Peter Levine, Ph.D., author of the ground breaking book Waking The Tiger, has spent over...

I recently saw this sign “Whole Body Listening” at the preschool where I work with kids twice a week.
At first sight, it may seem cute, but a closer look makes my body shiver.
 
I look at it and wonder. The Whole Body listens, but where exactly is the body in this pict...

It can be a true struggle to know when you want to or need to say no. Saying no is an art form in itself, there are many ways to say no,  some are harsh and some are polite and graceful. A potential reason that people would avoid saying no to their friends, their co wo...

January 21, 2019

With the beginning of a new year come New Year’s Resolutions. It seems as each year goes by, more people are creating resolutions around improved relationships and internal happiness instead of weight loss and exercise. Still, it seems you can’t throw a stone without e...

December 24, 2018

Do you ever find yourself looking at your partner and wondering where the spark went? Domestic life can become so routine with work, kids, and household maintenance taking all our time and energy. Even if we do manage to have a date night or special time together, it m...

November 26, 2018

Have you ever been down on yourself? Perhaps you are your own harshest critic? Have you rejected your feelings and emotions? Of course you have, the majority of us are hardest on ourselves. We know how to, and are even good at being compassionate to our friends in thei...

October 30, 2018

I love making vision boards. It is a process in which I dedicate time to think of my projects and visions for the year to come, anda habit that I developed for the past 8 years. 

I am used to having a lot of ideas and making my vision board helps me to connect to m...

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