Top 5 Resistances to Change & Their Remedies

I often see patients in my psychotherapy practice who are unable to make changes in their life and do not understand why they keep sabotaging their efforts. Usually this is due to a hidden resistance or unwholesome belief associated with the desired change. There are five hindrances that I’ve found to be particularly common in Read more »

5 Tips to Make Your Affirmations More Powerful

Affirmations (meaning a statement said with confidence about a perceived truth) have helped thousands of people make significant changes in their lives. But they don’t always work for everyone. Why can one person have great success using this tool while another see’s no results at all? An affirmation can work as it has the ability Read more »

Improve Your Relationships with Wise Speech

Recently there has been a great deal of media focus on Mel Gibson’s abusive outbursts against his girlfriend. As a psychotherapist working with couples and families I know that there are always two sides in any relationship although no one has the right to verbally or physically attack another individual. Even though directing angry and Read more »

3 Steps to Creatively Transform Any Crisis, Loss or Change

I believe that within all of us lies dormant the potential for tremendous transformation that can lead to greater happiness. In my many years as a mind-body psychotherapist, educator, trainer and consultant I’ve watched thousands of clients let go of their false beliefs about who they are and what roads are open to them, and Read more »

Too Busy to Meditate? Think Again

3 Meditation Exercises for Maximum Wellness   The benefits of meditation are many and varied from reducing stress to increasing one’s cognition and creativity. Additionally, meditation heightens our concentration, allowing us to be more productive. Many people think that they have to flee to a monastery or spend hours a day sitting in a lotus Read more »