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It’s Never Too Late

I had a session with a young man this morning filled with regret, self-criticism and self-loathing about not being more successful professionally.  This had been triggered by the monthly sales … Read More »

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No Distrubances

This week’s Intention is: “And Make Up Your Mind that for this Amount of Time there will be No Internal Disturbances or External Disturbances.”   (This is a quote from Amrit … Read More »

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Fighting with Life

I was trying to find a parking spot in the lot where I teach my yoga class.  I was running late and the lot was full.  As I drove around … Read More »

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Do Soulmates Have to Work at it?

I’ve noticed that when I work with young couple in the process of deciding whether to get married or newly married, their struggles often center around the disappointments they feel … Read More »

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All I Need is a Hug

What’s the problem with wanting your partner to sympathize when you’re upset, or having a melt-down? In a perfect world…nothing. In the world of relationships it can get pretty complicated. … Read More »

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The Life Skill of Knowing “When to Hold and When to Fold”

Over the years I’ve seen many people struggle with painful situations.  The common theme is that somewhere we believe that if we  keep sifting through the problem and  replaying it … Read More »

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Fear is a Four Letter Word

I sat with a couple recently listening as the wife refused to accept that her husband loved her, in spite of his insistence that he did. I had been working … Read More »

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Feeling Depressed? Yoga to the Rescue

Feeling depressed or anxious?  Try doing some Yoga and observe the effects on your mood.  The combination of deep full breathing with gentle movements will calm your central nervous system … Read More »

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Depression: Alone in the Dark

I recently started teaching a weekly gentle Yoga class in the Inpatient Mood Disorder Unit at a nearby Psychiatric Hospital. Because of the way the system works now, people, on … Read More »

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I Don’t Want to Feel This Way

Recently a patient (who I’ll call Ann, not her real name) lost her brother, who she had been close with since childhood (she’s in her mid-forties and he was in … Read More »

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