The Dynamic Balance of Being Yourself and 2 of the 4 Agreements

When do you feel most at home with yourself ? Take a minute with that . When you feel most at home, and comfortable being yourself..Where are you and what are you doing ? Are you alone, or with someone ? Are you thinking or feeling ? Moving or still ? Are you exploring aContinue reading “The Dynamic Balance of Being Yourself and 2 of the 4 Agreements”

Being Present is the Gift : The Little One and Present Day Adult

Our best moments are when we are most present. Experiencing our best moments, we are immersed in the moment, centered and grounded. Right here, right now. Start with your breath, just noticing the breath. Notice how you feel in your body. Observe your thoughts and sensations. There you are. Being still, coming back to yourContinue reading “Being Present is the Gift : The Little One and Present Day Adult”

“Dialoging with Dreams” TheArt of Dynamic Competence ; podcast, season Two, episode 20.

This is an excerpt from The Art of Dynamic Competence, on Dreams. Susan Clark and I had a great discussion about dreams. Click on the image to hear the excerpt, and go to the Art of Dynamic Competence website, at top of page click on “more” to find season 2, episode 20, for the fullContinue reading ““Dialoging with Dreams” TheArt of Dynamic Competence ; podcast, season Two, episode 20.”

Children are Precious

The most innocent, precious, vulnerable people on this earth are babies and children. Most of us get the baby part, infants are tiny and can not fed themselves, or communicate with words. Although infants can, when offered the opportunity, often be able to access milk and breast feed. Infants do communicate in their own way,Continue reading “Children are Precious”

Parenting with Compassion and Containment

Parents tend to be more comfortable with either approaching parenting primarily through nurturing or by setting limits. There are many philosophical and psychological perspectives on this. Balancing both love and limits with awareness provides a solid foundation for children.  When parents doubt themselves or try extensively to follow a ‘provenmethod’’ whether the method is fromContinue reading “Parenting with Compassion and Containment”

Mental Health and Awareness from the Inside-Out

With the increase in brain studies, it has become more defined how our mental and emotional state impacts our physical, spiritual and overall level of health and well being. It has become more evident that our physical state impacts our emotional and mental balance.  Our attitude, thought patterns and moods can make or break ourContinue reading “Mental Health and Awareness from the Inside-Out”

Creative Healing: Art Therapy, Self Expression and Balance

Balance is one of the main keys to a health. Creativity and self expression can be healing. Art therapy is an active process that can allow for integrating the four elements of well being. The four aspects of health are mental, emotional, physical and spiritual. When one of these aspects is not taken care of,Continue reading “Creative Healing: Art Therapy, Self Expression and Balance”