healing

Don't Confuse Drama for Passion

We're often hurt in relationships. Unfortunately, this usually begins at a young age. Sometimes intentionally. But more so often because someone else was hurt before us and they’ve never healed from that. So we carry the generations of pain into our current relationships.

5 Ways to Bring the Outdoors Indoors

I’m a firm believer that one of the absolute best things you can do for your health overall is to get outside. But what if you can’t get outside? Or you can’t get out there as often as you’d like? Due to an injury or illness you may be confined to bed rest. Or you work long hours indoors. What do you do then? Here are 5 ways to bring the outdoors indoors:

The Healing Power of Nature

There are many things in this world that are out of our control. Natural disasters, death, breakups, loss of a job to name some of the big ones. This can be a very difficult concept to accept and so we often fight against what is, which creates suffering.

6 Ways to Use Mother Nature to Create Inner Peace

This morning I climbed to what seemed to be the top of the city of Los Angeles. I do this many mornings. Or other times of day or night depending on my schedule. But today I did it with the intention to celebrate the International Day of Peace by creating some inner peace within myself.

How to Increase Creativity

Good ol’ writer’s block. This is something we all get even if we aren’t actually writers. So perhaps “creativity block” is a more accurate term. Even if your profession or hobbies don’t involve an actual art form, creativity is still an important skill to use in every area of your life.

I Don't Need Therapy!

The word “therapy” can bring up all kinds of negative connotations. It’s notorious for conjuring horror movie-like images of people lying on couches talking about all the ways in which their family effed them up while self-absorbed therapists nod silently, and after years of this eventually tell what’s wrong with them. While these stereotypes are of course rooted in some tiny truth, the majority of therapists do not operate in this manner and most people could actually benefit from a bit of good, solid therapy at some point in their lives.