Dec 222011
 
Doing Your Inner Work is Like Mining for Gold

“Our wounds are often the openings into the best and most beautiful part of us.”
–David Richo
Each week I see an art therapist for an hour. Although my therapist often has a creative and insightful project for us, we…

Dec 202011
 
A Dose of Happiness Keeps the Doctor Away Research Shows

“Health and cheerfulness naturally beget each other.”  –Joseph Addison
An Australian study conducted between 2001 and 2004 found that participants who report being happy are more likely to claim overall good health several years later. The 9,981 person study led…

Dec 162011
 
Thriving After Traumatic Conflict With a Family Member

“Life’s challenges are not supposed to paralyze you, they’re supposed to help you discover who you are.” –Bernice Johnson Reagon
Traumatic conflict with a family member impacts a person deeply and can lead to estranged family relationships and long-term emotional…

Dec 142011
 
Establish Trust in Your Relationship-8 Important Tips

“We’re never so vulnerable than when we trust someone – but paradoxically, if we cannot trust, neither can we find love or joy” – Walter Anderson
The Health of Your Relationship Has Lasting Effects
According to scholarly studies as early…