Still suffering through a major life transition? Want a life after Divorce? Here’s some tools for how to be happy again..

Have you been through alot in 2016?  Do you feel like you are suffering inside and not sure how to not just push it all down? Are you looking for a way to heal from it all?  Maybe the tools of  Self-Forgiveness or Mindful Self-Compassion could be helpful to you....

Gratitude Opens the Door to Self-Compassion

Have you ever noticed how your heart feels when you open up to the feelings of gratitude?  When we meet our brain’s negative bias with the gratitude of the heart, we change everything.  We feel abundance and joy and grace and if we stay with this feeling of gratitude...

Women in Midlife: Learning to fully grieve is the only path to finding a New You!

GRIEF TRIGGERS EMOTIONAL DYSREGULATION IN THE BODY   By the time we get to our 50’s, we have probably experienced one or both of the toughest transitions of midlife: Divorce or Death or a Loved One.  Many people have said that death is easier than divorce because it...

Healing Pain with Happiness — You can Change your Brain!

Did you know that your brain is most focused on finding what’s not right (or dangerous in primitive time)  in your environment?  It’s got a negative bias that keeps us hyped up, scanning, problem-solving and just on the go.  Have you heard Rick Hanson’s terms:  “The...

60’s Women: How to befriend your FEAR that takes over your body at midlife.

When I met Sally, age 60, she was trying to decide if she needed to retire or if she should continue working for another few years.  But she was feeling so much fear about this decision, and about the idea of having to figure it all out that she was making herself...

Soothe Your Holidays with Self-Compassion

Would you like a tool to help overcome the destructive patterns of fear, negativity, and isolation that happens at this time of year?  Do you feel bad about yourself when you don’t seem to be able to accomplish what others can do?  Our culture and some of our  holiday...