Category Archives: Your Better Life

Are You Ready To Change? Get Help From The IAmAwareNow Therapy Reminder App

Let’s face it. Although most of us know there are lots of things we could do to become healthier and happier, we aren’t always ready to make those things happen. Life intrudes. Life hijacks our awareness, or a real crisis … Continue reading

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The IAmAwareNow Therapy Reminder App Is Here! Get Help Remembering, and Implementing, Your Wellness Practices

IAmAwareNow is a therapy reminder app that sends you friendly reminders (via text, and vibrate or ring tone) of the personal wellness practices that you are trying to remember to do. Continue reading

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Are You Ready To Change (Your Light Bulb)?

Most of us are familiar with a type of joked called a “light bulb joke”. According to Wikipedia: “A lightbulb joke is a joke that asks how many people of a certain group are needed to change, replace, or screw … Continue reading

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How Full Of Yourself Should You Be?

Not infrequently a client will say to me that she would like to be more confident, more self-assured, or more exuberant. Then there is a pause, and she says, “But I wouldn’t want people to think that I am “too … Continue reading

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Are You A “Friendly Mirror”?

Mirror: A reflective surface that reflects a clear image. One of the most valuable aspects of any relationship is that it provides an opportunity to receive feedback from another person about who we are, and our impact on them. Friends, … Continue reading

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Looking At Your Life With Fresh Eyes

If you could look at your life with “fresh eyes”, what might you do differently? I just returned from a week out of the country in the beautiful Cornish countryside, land of my ancestors.  It has been many years since … Continue reading

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Don’t Be So Quick To Say You’re Not The Buddha

Several years ago I was fortunate enough to attend a three day workshop presented by Dan Siegel, MD at Kripalu Center in Massachusetts. In case you haven’t heard of him, Dan Siegel is a psychiatrist, author and preeminent researcher in … Continue reading

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Lost Your Midlife Mojo? Three Steps To Getting It Back

Remember having a sense of personal vibrancy and exuberance, when all things seemed possible? When you had the “magic”? When you felt full of joie de vivre, attractive and alive? Are you feeling it now? Yes, no, maybe? If the … Continue reading

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Ready, Aim, STOP!! Three Steps To Slowing Down Your Life

It saddens me to witness what a difficult time some people have stopping. Stopping their thoughts, stopping their words, stopping the constant race of some kind, any kind, of forward motion. It’s hard to have a good life when you … Continue reading

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The Sleep Diet

I’m on a diet. The Sleep Diet. Unlike most diets, however, this diet involves indulgence rather than deprivation. Since January 1, I have been sleeping as much as I want. I go to bed early and I don’t get up … Continue reading

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