Cinthia McFeature PhD is the co-author of the upcoming book Integrated Health – HeartPath Practitioner Assessment and Intervention for the Trauma-Exposed Patient – was written to expose the deeper impact of trauma from [...]
Amy White is a best-selling author, Caregiver Champion and Intuitive Life Coach who left her career to pursue her passion championing Caregivers after her personal experience supporting her teenage son through a terrifying mental [...]
Corine Toren is the author of Dear Mom & Dad, I Have Anxiety, which is completely written from the child’s point of view. The book talks about Corine’s struggles with anxiety as a child, but also leaves suggestions for [...]
Why do we try to change others’ realities for our own comfort?
If they become what we wish will we really be happy? What if everything that happens is pointing us toward our fullness? What if rejection, unexpected reactions, or changes [...]
Dr. Jada Jackson is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and President of Total Life Counseling Center – Dallas; and author of Reframe Your Life – A Lifestyle Guide for Complete Success. Dr. Jada is also a therapist for the National [...]
“A person should set his goals as early as he can and devote all his energy and talent to getting there. With enough effort, he may achieve it. Or he may find something that is even more rewarding. But in the end, no matter that the outcome, [...]
“Have you known the Great White Silence?
Not a snow-gemmed twig aquiver?
Eternal truths that shame our soothing lives?
Have you broken trail on snowshoes?
Mushed your huskies up the river?
Dared the unknown, led the way, and clutched the [...]
I’m sure you know several tried and true methods to change a negative mood.
These might include things as simple as taking a nap, taking a drive, having a cup of tea, putting a smile on your face, or any other number of diversions. Now that [...]
On your life journey, different events take hold of you whether you like it or not.
One day you can be riding high; and the next, you feel lower than a well-digger’s rear end at the bottom of a mineshaft. Life doesn’t care about your looks, [...]
Do you feel like you’re on a tightrope at times and don’t know where your relief is?
You can really get more life satisfaction and still be a loving and attentive partner, mother and career woman when you know how to de-stress.Stress [...]
Dr. Rajiv Samant is a radiation oncologist and author of Smiles From The Clinic: A Humorous Look At Cancer – a cartoon book designed for cancer patients, health care professionals and anyone who has been touched by cancer, [...]
I grew up in suburbs of New York City. Snow was normal in wintertime – lots of big snowfalls.
You know, the kind where you go sledding on the nearby golf course because of the great hills there, nice smooth hills. We even had snow days added [...]
Let’s set the bar straight.
Everyone loves each other. Everyone watches one another. We all like each other. We are intrigued by one another. Forget what you think or what so and so said. This love and like is inherent. Cats and dogs show [...]
Along life’s highway, you will befriend countless people from school, work, sports and church.
Each person offers you different degrees of friendship. Some casual, some close and a few become best friends. Gym-rat friends encourage you. Work [...]
It’s easy to kick off your year focusing on the big stuff you want to accomplish.
You’ll find plenty of encouragement to make vast goals so you can attain great things, but as a coach I know that making big goals alone usually ends up [...]
Nobody — whether single, in a long-term committed relationship or anything in between — is completely immune from that often-painful feeling of loneliness.
That is, however, until you can see it for what it is: an attitude that’s [...]
The New Year always brings the opportunity to reflect on the past and potential improvement for the following year.
New Year’s resolutions typically include losing weight, quitting smoking, joining a gym, or even saving money. One thing to [...]
Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house . . .
Mice or not, I just needed a room at the inn.
I scheduled a well-known hospitality venue for a stay over the holidays. Rather than the traditional hotel, I opted for this billion [...]
With 50 Shades of Grey making the rounds on cable this month, we have an opportunity to peek into the psyche of a psychological bully.
At the root of this highly stylized version of the Pacific Northwest, is an impressionable young woman, Anastasia [...]
Zelda Hayes is also known as LadyZee, author of Jezebels Last Dance: It’s Every Woman’s Story, which sets the stage of how trauma from childhood to adulthood play a huge part in the choices we make in love and life itself.
Dr. Kristen Lee Costa, is an award-winning Behavioral Sciences Professor and known as America’s Stress and Burnout Doc and author of Reset: Make the Most of Your Stress. According to the American Psychological Association, [...]
“Everything is downhill from here, ‘cept what’s up…it’s all in your attitude.” Katie Lee, 95, Jerome, Arizona, singer, environmental activist.
Long ago, before modern communications, before electric lights, before mobility—people [...]
Six days a week, I wake up early, pull on my jeans and head to the recreation center where I commit my body to a two hour workout.
I swim a half-mile, lift weights, run, bicycle and meditate along with stretching in the hot tub. Why? I engage [...]
The internet meme of the British World War II slogan, “Keep Calm and Carry On” has morphed into any number of amusing applications.
The latest I saw was “Keep Calm and Have a Tarot Reading”! Is it really possible to keep calm in any [...]
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Which means that the media will be featuring many stories to bring awareness of and support for this devastating and insidious problem.
You may read about the estranged husband murdering [...]
You are a blank slate as of this breath, neutral.
Whether you were very kind to many or you forgot to be, or became scared to be, you are loved. You are valuable. Whether you succeeded at your most yearned for endeavors, or fell short, or were [...]
Last year, seven of my lifelong friends made their transition back to the greater dimensions of the universe.
One very young and the rest spread across a time line of decades. Each lived a spectacular life. You might say that each died with [...]