Itch, Itch, Itch

The thought that life could be better is woven indelibly into our hearts and our brains. – Paul Simon My blood is alive with many voices telling me that I am made of longing. – Rainer Maria Rilke Last night my husband and I went out for Indian food at our local favorite place. I … Continue reading Itch, Itch, Itch

Little Thought of the Day: Slow and gentle change is the reward of self-work.

  Self-work is a process. It does not produce results overnight (or, much to the chagrin of our insurance companies, after eight prescribed therapy sessions). It is not achieved by rote behavioral changes (though these are Useful survival techniques) or by shaming ourselves into being different. It works gradually, through regular self-reflection and checking in … Continue reading Little Thought of the Day: Slow and gentle change is the reward of self-work.

Little thought of the day: Be the snail (give yourself a break).

  Hello all! Just thinking this morning about the importance of giving yourself a break (ie, self-kindness) when things are messy or stressful or hard... I'm looking at my own to-do list this morning and there is very little fun or restoration and way too many big ticket Responsible items. On top of this, today … Continue reading Little thought of the day: Be the snail (give yourself a break).