Shame On You: Leave It Behind

Brene Brown, Ph.D. has become one of my favorite lecturers and writers on the human condition. Her work on vulnerability and shame is powerful and accessible. You can see her TED profile & talks here.In this short clip,… Read More

How to read our fears: Karen Thompson Walker at TEDGlobal 2012

Brighten Your Day with a Giggling Ringtone

I recently participated in a project with, a web app that provides resources and services for well being and mental health. Above is one of my short video tips they use and that I can share with you. I’d… Read More

Stop & Smell the Roses Already Around You

As I come out of 2012, I look back and see the achievement of a major goal: I’ve stopped to smell the roses. As we enter the New Year together, I hear people commenting on how they’d like… Read More

Exercise, whether am or pm, is a boon for your well being

NYTimes Well Blog looks into “Why Afternoon May Be the Best Time to Exercise” By GRETCHEN REYNOLDS Find the article at the link above.  A few quick notes of my own in italics:  But, Dr. Colwell says, that clock… Read More

An Intro to LeBauer Counseling

A brief video intro I made as part of a web-app development project with a colleague. While the description of my work isn’t comprehensive (yes, I work with people outside the age range I give in the video),… Read More

Managing Daily Anxiety – a few tips

An accessible, brief article on managing daily anxieties to avoid the pot boiling over. Not quite novel, but well said.“If you worry about everything, it will get in the way of what you really need to address,” she… Read More

Bring Novelty into life, from my mentor’s blog…

“Resolution, Not Conflict” is the blog of my mentor and colleague, Susan Heitler.You can find it here.Here’s a quick sample of an interesting post she’s recently added:“4. Enjoyment Any kind of shared fun builds a sense of closeness.  Folks that laugh together… Read More

Psychedelics Can Help Patients Face Death

Psychedelics in Palliative Care:  How Psychedelic Drugs Can Help Patients Face Death From the New York Times, August 19, 2012 To help address the crippling, intoxicating fear of death, its anxieties and uncertainties, researchers are opening their minds:… Read More

Beware: Individual Therapy Can Harm Your Marriage

Beware: Individual Therapy Can Harm Your Marriage How a therapist’s error led her to better treatment methods. Published on February 24, 2012 by Susan Heitler, Ph.D. in Resolution, Not Conflict