October 2017

Symptoms

Lifestyle Determines Health

“...if we remember the fundamental principle that the symptomatology of an illness is at the same time a natural attempt at healing....”  ~C.G.Jung, Collected Works How would we relate differently to our achy backs and stiff joints, or instable blood sugars and heartburn if we honored the symptom as the body’s way of attempting to… Read More

Dismissed

Dismissed

Over the years I have had many patients and friends share with me their experience of feeling “dismissed” by the doctor they were seeing.  It may have been a dismissal of symptoms or feelings or they felt they were not listened to. Having reflected on their experiences, I recalled times when I had acted in… Read More

Dream Tending

Dreams are the royal road to the consciousness

Freud said, “Dreams are the royal road to the consciousness.” Dreams can release emotional steam from our daily lives. Dreams may be an inner resource, especially during difficult times. Dreams are alive and have their own wisdom.  Reasoning and intellect pales in comparison to dream tending, which approaches all life's deep questions from a different perspective. To… Read More

Thank those who have caused you pain

I had to seek the physician Because of the pain this world Caused me I could not believe what happened when I got there I found my teacher. Before I left, he said, “Up for a little homework, yet?” “Okay,” I replied. “Well then, thank all the people who have caused you pain. They helped… Read More

Enemy or NOT

Develop Conscious Relationships

Do you hide out in relationship?  What I mean by that is do you only have relationships with the people who are most like you in that they share your opinions, beliefs, and behaviors.  Do you avoid people who stir up feelings of dislike, trigger you in some way, or simply make your blood boil… Read More

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