I have a master degree in Psychology. I have worked in the mental health field for decades, either teaching art and creative photography to Autistic adults or in behavioral hospitals with teens. I’ve received mindfulness training from eastern teachers specializing in Tibetan, Krishna and Zen meditation. My goal is to help people that currently struggle with anxiety and depression as we delve deep into Positive Psychology for effective coping skills. Also I’d like to find others of a similar mindset for mutual learning and collaboration through this blog.
Effective Strategies for Trauma and Stress

Effective Strategies for Trauma and Stress

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Toxic chronic stress can devastate our lives, relationships, and our ability to accomplish our personal and career goals.  The sudden death of a loved one, a job loss, marital problems, divorce, increased financial debt, moving to a new place, and emotional difficulties…

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Stress and our Bodies

Stress and our Bodies

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The things we tell ourselves become our life story. Self-love and self-hate inhabit the same brain. If we have been wounded emotionally, especially in our youth, we may experience recurrent flashbacks. These intrusive images come together with intense emotions. Emotions that may be…

Be like water

Be like water

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Nothing in the world is as soft and yielding as water. Yet for dissolving the hard and inflexible, nothing can surpass it. The soft overcomes the hard; the gentle overcomes the rigid. Therefore the Master remains serene in the midst of sorrow….