How to Mindfully Resolve a Disagreement

Scientists at the Institute for Behavioral Medicine Research at Ohio State discovered after more than two decades of research how stress including arguments can alter the levels of certain hormones in the blood that can weaken one’s immune system and increasing their vulnerability to disease. This was especially true for women as men often “tune 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 »

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 position Read more »