I can barely say this out loud, but I’m in love with my plant. I love many plants, but this one is special. Our relationship is intense– this plant pines when I’m not home, and would die without me. Can you see how close we are to each other?
Defining Moments For Therapists
If therapy is a relational process, it takes a person on the therapist’s end. The goal of the project is to capture the therapist’s evolving sense of self as it is shaped by our experiences as active participants in a creative interaction.
The essays in this book are first-person accounts, by eleven therapists, of some “Aha!” moments when they got to understand themselves better, and to understand better why they do what they do.
Publication date: April 18, 2013
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Thirty-three Valentine’s Days and 32 anniversaries later, my marriage continues to blossom. No, it hasn’t been all roses, but he kept the flowers coming every Friday anyway.
Janine Shepherd: A broken body isn’t a broken person | Video on TED.com. See this amazing, moving and sometimes funny video of an indomitable woman of spirit, whose Olympic dreams were ruined by a truck.
By Dr. Lynn Anjali Somerstein, RYT
What’s better- yoga at home or in class? I think they both work. It’s lovely to follow the teacher’s sequences and be with your yoga friends—but an integral part of developing understanding of yourself and of yoga is establishing a home practice, tailor made for you and easily available, at home or away. All you need is motivation–that’s the hard part.
I love yoga, and if I was a really inspired yogini, instead of my occasionally reluctant self, I would always be motivated to practice asana, meditation and pranayama, but I… Continue reading →