What I do isn't for everyone. That's probably an HUGE understatement. Why? Because I invite people to engage with me so they can learn to regulate and control their emotions.
Among our little team, I work with someone – a very skilled, considerate and lovely person, who wrestles with on-going, almost unrelenting, anxiety. In fact, the anxiety is so intense that it keeps this person from doing their best work.
Yes, meditation is being talked about and promoted in every corner of our culture these days. The most popular form is called mindfulness meditation. But as I discuss in this week's blog, if you're struggling with a highly emotional mindset, you may need to proceed with caution.
As a child of Japanese decent, little Tod Mikuriya and his family were terrorized during World War II by the FBI and threatened to be sent to an internment camp. As a result of being singled out for being Japanese, Dr. Mikuriya recalled, “My sister and I were shot at, beaten up, spat upon, called names.
As you may know, my emotions release work embraces the judicious use of cannabis to help us spelunk our Inner depths. This is called "Shadow work" and I've gotten a lot of feedback regarding this. It's heartening to know that so many are also exploring this path as I discuss in this week's blog.
We love our dogs. Your dog is likely your "close" friend. There are those who abuse their dogs – but even at that, Spot will retreat to a corner waiting for his master's summoning call – whether that'll be a welcoming hand or another hard kick.
Have you heard the term “shadow work”? It’s one that’s volleyed about in discussions of personal growth and transformation. I explain in this week’s blog, how “shadow work” is a very appropriate term in healing and feeling better about yourself.
Zoom Zoom … always all the time. Many of us were relying on it heavily before COVID-19 but now it's a necessity. In pre-COVID it used to be that we could take breaks between Zoom meetings at the office, skip on over to the water cooler and get some face-to-face, flesh-and-bones interaction.
There's a shit show happening in the yoga community known as "Kundalini Yoga as Taught by Yogi Bhajan." After several months of speculation and accusations, a 3rd party investigation of Yogi Bhajan released its horrific findings – damning conclusions of widespread and on-going sexual abuse, molestation and rape.
I'm out of the cannabis closet – and have been for about 6 years now. But even at that, I'm a Johnny-come-lately and give full loving credit to those courageous early advocates and activists whose shoulders we stand on today. I stepped up when it got easy – after decades of skulking around making