Exploring the Unconscious Mind, Part 3

We have already discovered the intimate bonds between physiology and psychology. We have discovered how there are more ways of knowing than conscious processing. We now need to know how to harness these discoveries to heal from mental, emotional, behavioral, and medical distress. I believe in a multimodal approach to healing: After you have identified what works and what is...[ read more ]

Have a Healthy Holiday! Six Things You Can Do To Make It Happen

The problem with making healthy choices during the holidays isn’t lack of knowledge, it’s lack of motivation! It can be very hard in the moment to turn down stuff that isn’t on your eating plan, or scrape yourself out of bed to go to the gym. So, I’ve put together a set of six modest things you can do between...[ read more ]

Six Steps to A Peaceful Holiday Season

The holidays are almost here! If that thought makes you more tense than happy, work through these six steps to bring the peace back into the season. 1. Decide what’s important. There are many aspects to the holiday, including presents to buy and wrap, food to prepare, music to listen to, parties and get-togethers to attend, and decorations to plan...[ read more ]

When Your Fantasy Christmas Falls Flat

  “My family’s Christmas is not like a Hallmark card – they’re more like The Far Side [wacky comic strip].” Years ago my dear friend made that observation, and it continues to amuse me with it’s accuracy and honesty. That’s life in a family. One year my pastor got up in the pulpit and confessed his own family’s Christmas disaster...[ read more ]