Be Your Own Valentine.
I went to a launch party for a 90-Day Challenge at The Bar Method Tuesday night…yes I’m hooked and still shaking it up at the workouts there. Anyhow, I had been working in my clinic all day and so when I arrived for the evening gala after about 7 hours of therapy, I was looking like a sweaty mess in an outfit I think I put on in the dark yesterday morning. The thing that you have to know about The Bar Method is that everyone there looks vibrant, alive, fit, lean and beautiful even after … Read the rest Read More
Do you have a hard time making decisions?
My son has an interesting call to make about whether to go to Sochi with his friend or stay home and watch this year’s Olympic Games from Vancouver. The Globe & Mail’s article about the recent 2 suicide terrorist bombings over the past 3 weeks at the train station in the Russian City of Volgograd which reportedly killed at least 34 people, raises considerable fear about attending the Games this year. Gone, it seems are the days where The Olympic Games can guarantee safe passage with the Olympic Truce.
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Often when I see couples for therapy, their power struggles are revealed in how they hold their hands. John Gottman’s research in the “Love Lab” suggests you can predict whether a couple will reconcile through the course of couples treatment or break-up, based on how much they physically turn towards each other and make eye contact while in the therapy room struggling through an issue.
What I notice are my client’s hands. Open hands suggest a desire to understand. When I see open hands, it tells me that my clients have an ability to self regulate … Read the rest Read More
That one thing I wish I had more of is Time!
On my lunch hour today I rushed over to the new Temper Chocolate Pastry shop in Dundarave. As I cued up in the line up to place my first order – a gourmet curried chicken sandwich, I couldn’t help but look around at all the yummy tables full of people connecting, engaged, having fun. I was transported to Italy where these types of afternoon scenarios happen in quaint little hidden cafes on cobbled streets.
My heart kind of ached for a second and I longed for the … Read the rest Read More
Are you Feeling Recharged and Rebooted for Monday? 5 Ways to Make Your Week-end Count!
I am still smiling from this past Friday night. Often by the time Friday comes around, and my last client has left my office to enter his or her world with a fresh perspective to consider, I feel heart full and ready to reboot with Joe. Many times we head for the movie theater to catch a great new release and follow with some consternations and stimulations about life, love, and the state of the World.. Love my Friday nights with Joe.
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