Sometimes those moments of despair and pain overwhelm us and threaten to sink us. Vice President Biden shares his grief, pain, and thoughts of suicide after his wife was killed. I hope it gives you some hope and support for those times of difficulty that you go through.
Kimberly Schneider is a modern day mystic who explores the deep questions with an unwavering heart. I wanted to pass on something she recently wrote about Rituals for Precarious Times. If it resonates with you she recently released a CD of poems that might help you move through your own precarious times. I have my [...]
Delightful short animation about our divided brains, highlighted on a first date.
How One Tenacious Task Force Worked to Separate Developmental Trauma Disorder from PTSD in DSM-5 Mary Sykes Wylie •November 21, 2013• reposted from Psychotherapy Networker
One of my favorite teachers, Chris Germer, talks in this video put out by Rich Simon of Psychotherapy Networker, of deliberately training ourselves in the quality of compassion. Learning those skills can profoundly effect our lives. Chris speaks to how Diana Fosha, the founder of AEDP therapy, addresses how positive feelings arise our of being [...]
Last night in the group I was leading people talked about the difficulties of transitioning from summer to fall. This morning I read a poem by Kimberly Schneider who some of you know from the podcast she did for us. Her post and poem are about this transition. Kimberly’s mystical poetry helps guide us [...]
Just back, literally from the United Kingdom where I had the very good fortune to spend three days with Paul Gilbert in Derby. Over the years I have heard of this incredible innovator when I would teach in the UK and Ireland but I wanted more! So off I went to the Midlands of the United Kingdom to [...]