A colleague recently pointed to the importance of healing arts practitioners not generalizing from our own experiences in providing care for our clients. Instead, we look to the evidence.
Between my first and second years of graduate school, I spent the summer teaching juggling and yoga for Supercamp. This was an innovative camp aimed….
This little post on kindness popped up for me the other day. I wrote it last year on my parent’s wedding anniversary.
As my mom was preparing for her “next assignment,” we talked a lot about the astrocytoma that was consuming her brain like a wildfire.
Our clients come to us feeling broken…wondering how on earth they are ever going to be whole. Heck, most of us have had times like that. Or, we’ve at least had moments and days when our state was shattered by some wound or unmet need….
Lots of folks spent their weekends in excess. They may show up in our offices with a bit of a “hangover.” Too much of this and way too much of that.
The excess of food, drink, shopping and for the introverts among us, PEOPLE, can leave you and your clients a bit raveled around the edges. In fact….
With sexual assault so much a part of the news, you may notice clients being a tad more twitchy. You may even notice yourself being a tad more twitchy. Things may feel a bit foggier.
Kindness is love made manifest. I believe that with all my heart. I believe it more the older I get. It can’t be the sticky, put on kindness. It has to be connected to the HEART to be love made manifest.
I started to tell David just how grateful I am. He held up a spoon and said, “hold your gratitude.”
David, in addition to being a wicked funny husband extraordinaire and scholar, he is a Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction instructor. Dude knows how to savor a moment.
“I want to be able to ask for what I want without being SOOOO afraid about being seen as needy or somehow just too much. How do I integrate that?”
Such a good question, isn’t it? One of the things that I JUST LOVE about my clients is their willingness to embrace a practice that lets them FLOW with life. They know that
My heart has joined the millions of others who have been swimming through outrage, anguish, fear, and distress as the unfolding humanitarian crisis at our southern borders is becoming crystal clear. We KNOW the damage this is causing and it is heartbreaking.