Help For Social Anxiety

If you have an exceptionally painful time meeting new people, attending parties, talking in a big group, or going on a date with someone you like, you are not alone. Social fears are one of the three most common mental health difficulties in the United States.

Fall Rituals: The Art Of Letting Go

Fall is here, and the early low temperatures seem to augur an early winter. Fall invites us to go foliage watching, eat a warm slice of apple pie, and buy pumpkins and cider at the country farm. It evokes abundance when we think of the harvest season: homemade bread and jams and the warm meals anticipating the traditional Thanksgiving Day feast.


Using Meditation to Relieve Stress and Help with Anxiety (Part 2 of 2)

When we sit in meditation, we begin to observe the patterns of thought and motifs which run in our minds automatically, and which account for much of the way we feel and react. As we breathe in and out during meditation, we attempt to observe thoughts entering our mind, and leaving our mind, letting go of them gently.


Using Meditation to Relieve Stress and Help with Anxiety (Part 1 of 2)

More and more of us are turning to meditation to relieve stress caused by our high-paced tech-enabled lifestyles. It is becoming a common practice to use meditation to deal with fears of the unknown, the uncontrollable and the uncertain.

Getting Through Painful Times

Are pain and suffering detrimental to us? Should we strive to avoid it or escape it every time?

Finding a positive response to negative feelings may not be an easy task, specially when the default reaction to pain is one of rejection and resistance. As someone said once to me, “I can only sit with my pain at a bar, drinking bourbon.”.


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