• Real Women Real Stories – Part 2

    This series of posts are from a Global Citizen project called Real Women Real Stories. The story is first and the video follows. I am reposting this series with permission from their curator, Matan Uriel. Thank you Matan for creating this project and for your kind  permission to share these…

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  • Holiday Season – Celebrations & Stress

    The holiday season offers plenty of reasons to be stressed & anxious. Beyond the unwrapped gifts & office parties, the biggest source of stress may by within the family itself. From the family dinner, to the obligations & traditions that seem like a burden instead of a celebration. For those…

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  • It’s Good To Be Back

    It’s so good to be back. I’ve missed posting and am happy to be back online to share with you again. In addition to some training I have just completed, I am in the final stages of having some additional service offerings available to you. Everything from some new group…

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  • Neurobiology – Walls & Blocks

    At some point in time, we will be confronted with either walls or blocks that will stand in our way and may seem insurmountable. One school of thought it that we cannot go through, around or over the wall and instead must reimagine the situation, so that there is no…

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  • Neurobiology – Curiosity

    Did you know that curiosity, among other things, enhances the brain and stimulates improved learning and memory? Basically curiosity recruits the reward system. Then the interactions between the reward system and the hippocampus seem to put the brain in a state where you are more likely to learn and retain…

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  • Neurobiology – The Nervous System

    I mentioned the other day that the left and right brains don’t know of each others existence for many years.  Suffice to say, obviously when they are connected, their integration may not encapsulate every piece that came before and in most cases will not.  Where this becomes a problem is…

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  • Somatic Experiencing

    Somatic Experiencing is a form of therapy aimed at relieving and resolving the symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder  (PTSD) and other mental and physical trauma-related health problems by focusing on the client’s perceived body sensations (or somatic experiences). It was introduced in Peter Levine’s 1997 book Waking the Tiger.…

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