To be completely transparent this is not the easiest subject for me to write about. I am pushing beyond my edge of comfort, as I have a sneaking suspicion that I am not alone; that what I am about to share about my story, will resonate with other Rockstars who have survived a
Recently I was sitting in a Starbucks catching up on my e-mail when it became impossible not to overhear the conversation happening in such close proximity at the next table. A young couple was engaged in the seemingly benign task of deciding what kind of coffees to order. What grabbed my attention was
There’s something the body does that reflects what the nervous system does – a reflex, in response to a trigger. I’d like to explore this with you.
When a person encounters a trigger, the body closes. What I seem to be noticing with myself and my clients is a popular trigger
Have you ever heard of Rapid Resolution Therapy? Probably not.
Honestly, before I serendipitously landed in a training, I had never heard of it either.
Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) is a strengths based, dynamic, clinical hypnotherapy approach that works specifically with the emotional mind.
Dr. Connelly is the eccentric genius
The topic of perfectionism has come up quite a bit in my office lately. This idea about wanting to be perfect or get the best score, best grades, or be the best parents runs rampant. We are all trying to win some unnamed race to prove what exactly?
That we are
Today I offer you a mountain blessing and meditation to help light your way.
Mountain is fully aware that she can weather any storm that passes around her. She is powerfully still, strong, gentle, fully aware of her own power. She is deeply rooted to the ground below, for the earth rises
This week we will be exploring a healing modality that mixes affirmations and acupressure points which help in releasing trauma. EFT (aka Emotional Freedom Technique, or tapping) is an excellent tool to use to reduce anxiety or overwhelm of any type. Since PTSD and Traumatic stress are forms of anxiety disorders, EFT is
People like to put the word ‘hope’ into an imaginary place. A place of dreams and wishes. A place that isn’t ‘real.
But nothing, and I mean nothing, could be further from the truth.
If hope is anything—it is the absolute inner truth of a human being’s capacity. It is the
I spent Halloween ’11 in mental hospital.
Well, technically, it was a “Medical Center for Behavioral Health.” But, because I keep it real, we were all sorts of crazy up in there. The staff even put on horror movies for us on Halloween. They wouldn’t allow me to keep the drawstring of
Today we will be exploring how art therapy is affective at helping with processing trauma whether you have unresolved trauma or a diagnosis of PTSD. Art making and art therapy allow people to express themselves in new ways and find new meaning and possibility in the healing process. Check out these 4 ways