The Muffin of Compassion

Compassion, General

Sometimes when I sit with clients a spontaneous image will float up into my consciousness that seems to be a metaphor of what a client is talking about. This is how I discovered the “muffin of compassion“. Recently, I was sitting with a client and happened to offer her a simple statement of caring about […]

“Don’t Panic” (In Large, Friendly Letters)

Anxiety, Compassion, General

Anyone who has ever felt panic knows that the advice, “Don’t Panic”, is usually of limited usefulness when the need arises. When rising sensations of anxiety, shortness of breath, and tightness in the chest begin, the ability of your mind to hear and absorb information or advice diminishes rapidly. You might be aware that the […]