Untouchable Holiday Grief

Not all grief is alike.  When we (or close family/friends) experience holiday grief, it can take many forms. The most dramatic is when we have lost someone we love, and the holiday season with all the Norman Rockwell moments can … Continue reading

Emotional Pain Impacts Health

Jane frantically called mid-morning with anxiety, frustration, and fear.   She was breathing rapidly, shallowly and thought she might be having a panic attack.   She began telling her story and crying in between sentences.  First, I suggested she put the phone … Continue reading

Do You Listen to Your Body?

What is our body saying when we repeatedly ignore its signals that something is out of balance?  Most often it is “LISTEN to me”.  Some pain calls for immediate response:  Burning heat – pull our hand away from the fire. 

Discomfort is a Good Sign!

Personal growth happens when we are outside our comfort zone.  For many of us when we feel uncomfortable, we reach for a pill, bottle or something to make it go away.  A lobster outgrows its shell many times in its … Continue reading