Tag Archives: Changing Patterns

Neuroplasticity: Changing our experience

  …when we change the signals sent through our mind, as neuronal patterns are fired differently we can control the stress response and create more resilience.  Resting our attention on anything changes our experience.  Rick Hanson describes this process in this short, informative video. To get experience and support in changing your mind, focusing your […]

Karen Schachter Interviews Deirdre on Attachment

Today the psychology of eating expert Karen Schachter interviewed ne about healing attachment wounds between mothers and daughters.  The topic was Loving Your Imperfect Body (and Helping Your Daughter Do the Same): Relationships, Shame and Healing.  As things go we did a bit of wandering but all about the same topic.  To hear the recording click […]

Courageous Conversations Continued

I was writing the ezine for this month, calling it Courageous Conversations after being inspired by Patricia Geller, my friend, colleague, supervisor.  I didn’t realize how quickly life would conspire to get me to practice — or have the practice happen around me. Frankly, the story I’m about to write is less about me.  My […]

How to Pattern-Interruptus

Maybe it’s the day?  Maybe it’s because I have the Becoming Safely Attached curriculum on my mind but all week I have been interacting with people about the patterns that dictate the course of their lives. In fact, I literally just got off the phone.  A wonderful, delightful, engaging woman called wanting to find out […]

Transforming Paralysis and Tragedy into Yoga: Matthew Sanford

(Today’s blog post is contributed by Anne Hallward, that many of you might know as “Dr. Anne from Safe Space Radio.”  She recently did an interview with Matthew Sanford and wanted to spread the word of his incredible wisdom.)I want to introduce you to someone I think will be a joy for you to know […]

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Ever Tried To Change a Habit?

Recently I changed around how I stored clothes in my bedroom.  Don’t ask me why?  Who knows what moves me/us to unclutter/declutter?  […hint, if you want some tips check out Sue Rasmussen who truly is a Declutter Diva]  Okay.  I stray.  Partly I stray because decluttering is hard, both in time and in all the fears […]

Yes, We Can! Great gosh Almighty we can

Years ago, a millenium ago, I worked in the advertising world.  I had the good fortune of going to some pretty good parties in that time.   The Pointer Sisters came to one of the parties and performed live.   Those memories came flooding back when Gisela sent me this video: Watching it reminded me of the incredibly […]

Nick Vujicic

What is it that allows us to triumph over our life’s difficulties?  What inherent drive nudges, pushes, irritates us until we see we are so much more than we could ever have imagined? Nick Vujicic is one of those incredible beacons, pointing us in the direction of what’s possible.   I hope you enjoy it as […]

Photos contributed by Jane

How wonderful to see this sign – sent by Jane who visited the Bay area.  Lots of ways to interpret the message — all of them perfect. and yet another from the Bay area.  Thank you, Jane.  It’s good to pay homage to the quest for all to be free.

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