fbpx

The Top Four Benefits of Focused Guided Meditation

As I speak at various venues I have the opportunity to share the experience of “Focused Guided Meditation.” After the meditation has ended I hear statements such as, “That was different.” “That wasn’t what I expected.” “That was nice.” Or there is silence because the person is still processing the experience. Let me break down […]

I Don’t Care If I Remember Your Name!

My Three Secret Memory Tips Before daylight, on a chilly and wet, Tuesday morning, I arose to the smell of coffee brewing at 5:45 am. I immediately turned on the small space heater so I could go to the shower without freezing. This is the only day of the week that I rise at this […]

When Is Quitting Ever An Option?

Have you ever just wanted to quit?  What was it that held you back and caused you not to continue? Have you ever felt ashamed because you wanted to just quit?  Have you wanted to quit striving for a goal that many tell you is within reach?  Have you wanted to quit a relationship however […]

Living with PTSD

Living with PTSD Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and its effects have been a topic of major discussion especially in regard to Armed Forces people coming home from an area of combat. I have a good friend who was in Viet Nam who tells me that it took many years for him to be able […]

The Matrix: There is No Spoon

The Matrix: There is No Spoon In the movie the Matrix (1999 ) Neo, Keanu Reeves, has an encounter with a boy as he waits to see the “Oracle.” Spoon boy: Do not try and bend the spoon. That’s impossible. Instead… only try to realize the truth. Neo: What truth? Spoon boy: There is no […]

Having Your Emotions Without Them Having You!

      by Kiran Patel, M.A., C.Y.T.     Do you ever get so emotionally triggered by something that you can’t even function or think straight? Maybe you feel angry and lash out, wanting to change what’s happening. Or, maybe you feel uncomfortable and avoid the situation, hoping it will change on its own. […]