Category Archives: Books
Have You Lost Your ESSENCE?
Among the topics of discussion was a review of the neurological changes in the adolescent brain and the four extraordinary features that emerge as a result. Dr. Siegel believes these qualities are the ESSENCE of cultivating vitality and maintaining optimal brain health throughout the lifespan. Continue reading
An amazing resource I have been sharing with clients recently is a book by Dr. Kristin Neff called Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind. Dr. Neff is a faculty member and researcher at The University of Texas at Austin. … Continue reading
Remove Your Inner Thorn
Anyone who is alive has experienced moments that are painful, hurtful, even wounding. Sometimes these injuries can become debilitating, while other times, we simply lick our wounds and move on. In this interesting interview, Michael Singer, author of The Untethered Soul, speaks … Continue reading
Five Losing Strategies in Relationships
In his book, The New Rules of Marriage, prominent family therapist, Terrence Real lists common strategies many people use in relationships that actually reduce the odds of getting what you want from your partner. Can you identify with any of these? 1. Needing to … Continue reading
Is the Universe Friendly?
I’m reading a book called The Trance of Scarcity: Stop Holding Your Breath and Start Living Your Life by Victoria Castle. This book calls into question a central story most of us living in American culture have internalized: (1) I … Continue reading