Power of Play (Therapy Thursday)

As adults we forget how much play does for us.  As children it comes easy.  It’s just something we do, without much thought.  It’s how we pass the time, learn, explore and grow.  As adults we find other ways to pass the time, learn, explore and grow.  Forgetting the magic of play.  Play for adults…

Depression (Therapy Thursday)

We fear those emotions that we do not like to feel. As if by feeling them they will consume, swallow and change us. This fear is not unfounded. I have been swallowed by depression. Consumed with grief. Changed from melancholy. It’s the dark that we fear. The being caught in quicksand with no life rope….

The Sin of Happy and the Honor in Misery (Therapy Thursday)

Why is it so hard to be happy? Why do we fight it? Why would we rather spend time complaining then talking about the good things? Well, there are a couple of reasons. Our society thrives off of drama, look at our television shows. We find our meaning as people through suffering. Many of us…

Reiki (therapy Thursdays)

My hands are on fire. I can feel the energy pulsating through them. And as I quiet my mind. Slow my breathing. Connect to my body. I can hear the whispers. The information that flows to me, to help you. Reiki is much more than just tapping into the stream of universal energy for healing….

Therapy Thursdays: Self Care- part 2

  Self care is vital to your well-being.  Taking time for yourself can rejuvenate you, as well as, help you to feel better and experience more joy! Here are some self care ideas.  Explore, have fun, and try to do at least one a day! Move your body- movement not only helps you reconnect to…

Therapy Thursday- Self Care part 1

You need to make time for you. You need to take care of you. If you don’t you end feeling exhausted, taken for granted, angry, hurt, jealous and that’s just a few.  And your self care has to come from the heart.  So often in my practice I listen to the stories why self doesn’t…