It is so easy to focus on our symptoms. Often, we feel frustrated with our real lives annoying little habit of contradicting our fantasies.The problem is that the only real antidote to this dilemma can be a very hard lesson
Itʼs not Two Thousand and Twelve. Itʼs Twenty Twelve. For better or worse we are no longer moored to the semantic safety of a ʻnewʼ millenium. Having attained critical velocity, we have escaped the gravitational pull of a thousand years. Beyond New
The cumulative effect of short, dark winter days often leads to feelings of depression. Our mood is dependent on sunlight. Our biological clocks that make up our wake-sleep circadian rhythms are part of the neuro-endocrine system that biochemically regulate brain
Mood disorders are marked by an inability to regulate moods, be it anxiety, highs or lows, and irritability or anger. Itʼs like thereʼs a switch in our brain that goes on or off all by itself. We lose our perspective and ʻbecomeʼ
Attention deﬁcit disorder, with or without hyperactivity, affects more than our ability to concentrate in school. Lacking focus results in decreased motivation, interest, energy and self-esteem. Our lives feel disorganized, without meaning, coherence and contentment. When we ʻspace outʼ and are not
At the heart of my work with my patients is the knowledge of what has helped or hindered my own emotional pain and growth. I know how hard and long I ran from my inner demons. Literally, I jogged and bicycled around the planet a few times over 35 years until a serious bicycling accident 5 years ago enabled me to slow down and begin the process of settling into my psychological and spiritual path.