“Mindfulness is paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally.”— Jon Kabat-Zinn If the idea of starting a meditation practice feels daunting, there are ways to incorporate mindfulness into your daily life simply and naturally, while doing what you’re already doing each day. Start by paying attention to your…

Here, in Denver, it has been feeling very much like the middle of Summer in the middle of September, with temperatures in the 90s on most days. However, there are several telltale signs that fall is underway, such as: football season beginning; kids are back in school; despite the heat, some trees even know it’s…

Addiction is defined as not having control over doing, taking or using something to the point where it could be harmful to you. Addiction is mostly associated with gambling, drugs, alcohol and smoking; however, it is possible to be addicted to just about anything, including: ·         work – some people are obsessed with their work to the extent that they become physically…

I like to find special places out in nature that I feel good at. Doing this releases tension and stress, balances my system and leaves me feeling vitalized. How does that happen just be being in nature? We are made of all the elements of the earth, so going out in nature brings harmony to…

Many people have noticed that teenage boys and men hate to go to therapy.  Therefore, let’s address this issue.  Here is a link for a movie, “The Mask You Live In” https://youtu.be/hc45-ptHMxo.  The above trailer contains explicit language, but it is language your third grader hears every day at school, from friends and television.  Men…

Self-Care Self-Care is an important topic to discuss as many individuals struggle to practice this.  It is amazing how as individuals we can neglect ourselves so much! Many of my clients are really good at taking care of other people but are really poor at taking care of themselves. I thought I would take today…

GO FOR IT! by Lesa E. Porter What is it that you have always wanted to do, but were afraid to take the leap? Why do we limit our imagination to a realm that is more comfortable. Life is an journey and the adventures we chose to take will grow us in ways that we…