Category Archives: Mindfulness-based psychotherapy

Inner Itch

Ooh, I had an uncomfortable “I’ve gotta get it out” inner itch today.  Do you get that, when you know something is bubbling up inside, but you don’t quite know what it is or what it has in store for … Continue reading

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Anxiety soup: a personal story

Throughout the day yesterday I felt a gnawing anxiety in my body. Mostly it sat in my chest as agitated tight heaviness. Like the too-much-caffeine feeling, but with stuckness and panic thrown in. I was aware of the Ick through … Continue reading

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Embodied decision-making

Navigating change can be tricky. Left-brain logic. Right brain intuition. Longings. Dreams. The sensitive balance of Effort vs Allowing. Pesky impatience. The mental fog of over-thinking. Recently my husband and I made a big decision about where to move our … Continue reading

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Embodied therapy: what it is and why it matters

Simply speaking, being “embodied” involves a shift out of a focus on our thinking evaluating minds and into a state in which we are more aware of our bodies, our breathing and our present-moment experience. Often this experiential place isn’t somewhere we’re … Continue reading

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Embodied therapy: a beginning

As I ponder my first articles and what I’d like to offer, I return to what makes me most excited about my work.   Over the next months, I propose to write a series about mindfulness and body-based therapies, at … Continue reading

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