How To Waste Time in Therapy

I recently wrote an article about how to get the most out of therapy. It talked about how to prepare and what to do in session. I framed it that way to keep things positive. To have a complete picture of how to make therapy work for you, I realize that you also need to know […]

The Downside to Mindfulness

Mindfulness is all the rage now. You see it in universities, corporate America, therapy offices, as well as New Age establishments. We all hear about the benefits that come from chilling out. And why not? It’s really great stuff, right? What you don’t hear about is the missing warning label. Yes, like all things, there […]

Every Day in Every Way, I am Getting Better and Better

Some of you are familiar with Emile Coue’s famous phrase, “Every day in every way, I am getting better and better.” Coue` was a French psychologist who believed that most of our problems -mental and physical – were a result of our thinking. He came up with this affirmation and had his patients repeat it […]

How to Keep a Dream Journal

Examining your dreams is a way of honoring your unconscious, learning about yourself, growing into a stronger, truer version of yourself, harnessing the power of your unconscious, deepening your spirituality, and working through issues. Creating a dream journal is an excellent way to start, document, and further the journey. Not a dreamer? Don’t worry. Everyone […]

Why Love Hurts

Everything in popular culture tells us that love hurts. This is what we hear in songs. It’s all over romantic comedies. It’s been written about in many famous books. Every wonder why love hurts? Consider the law of duality. It says that everything that exists has an opposite. That is how we make sense of reality. […]

The Magic of Dream Work

Modern society often dismisses the importance of dreams. We say things like, “It was only a dream” or “You must have been dreaming” or “I can dream, can’t I?” to indicate that dreams aren’t real. They have no value, and they aren’t worth contemplating. When we have this attitude, we miss out on the magic […]

What Happened to the Soul?

“Psyche” is Greek for breath or soul. “-ology” means the study of. Psychology, then, is the study of the soul. So what happened to the soul in psychology? When psychology became a science about a hundred years ago, there must have been some recognition of the soul as an integral part of the human being- some […]

Healing Meditations

Healing meditation can be used to bring calm, tranquility, and healing to yourself, others, and the world. It can happen instantaneously or sometimes it takes a bit more time. You can spend as little as five minutes per day on it or do it for a longer period of time. Here are three examples to […]

Past Life Themes

When you facilitate as many past life regressions as I have, you start to see themes. These past life themes are great teachers if you look at them mindfully. Here are some of the most common ones. “There are People Here, But I Don’t See Them” During a past life regression, it’s common for people […]

What Are Your Invisible Rules?

People make meaning out of things to help them make sense of the world. We all construct reality different. Our brains take in information and use whatever else is in our memory banks to decide what the information means. This process results in invisible rules. These invisible rules can either help us or hurt us. When […]