Mindfulness

Each year at this time of year I try to do this little exercise: Thanksgiving ABC’s, where I list something that starts with each letter of the alphabet that I am grateful for. Here’s my list for 2020. It indicates things I have learned or been impacted by or had my heart touched by. And…

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Just giving you a head’s up that I’m offering a lovely online course for Women of Color who want to create some caring space for their hearts and souls during this really upsetting and challenging world we’re living in. If this sounds like you, please read on! The Before and After of taking my ‘Hot…

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Some easy ways to practice mindfulness: Mindfulness is the practice of being present in the moment, on purpose, and without judgment, to your feelings, thoughts and body sensations, even if they’re not how you want to feel or be… In that definition mindfulness sounds pretty simple and you might even wonder why it’s useful at…

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It’s easy to forget… “It’s depressing.” “It feels like we’re on Mars. Then the news said it’s more like Venus.” “Just when you think things couldn’t get any worse… And then they do.” “I got sick this week – I don’t know if it’s a cold, stress or Covid.“… “I can’t tell if it’s night…

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I am discovering (or being reminded really) that a lot of the best tools and techniques for getting along better with your partner, apply to the act (art) of healing racism. If you’re looking to heal your couple relationship, or wondering about how to have better race relations, consider the following. The point is to…

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There’s so much to say. There are so few words. Or maybe it’s just so hard to put into words what the body is feeling. Or to find the words that come close to the real experience. My brain seems to be scrambling the sensations from my heart and body and mind and not able…

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Or how to move through your struggles with your quarantine mate Funny story: While I was cleaning the bathroom, I was listening to a couples therapy training (for couples therapists) on my headphones, specifically about how to make a rapid repair of the beginnings of an argument, before it catches fire and turns into a…

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