I always love opportunities to explain my emotional and trauma recovery method. So it was a double bonus this summer, when I was both invited to speak at the Cannabis science conference (the psychedelic track) and also have a sit down with Montel Williams.
Being told you have a "yoga body" is a terrific compliment. People with "yoga bodies" have put a lot of time and energy into making their physiques strong, supple and sinewy. All you have to do is check-out Instagram or TikTok to see countless displays of beautiful bodies bending, flexing, and flowing on a yoga mat.
I appreciate the generosity of so many who responded to my request last week to answer: "What is your most pressing question about managing your emotions?" It was a cascade of compelling questions with words that expressed emotional anguish … anxiety, irritability, panic, sadness, shame, negativity, stuck – to name just a few.
When a person can learn to use their difficult emotions as their inner guidance system they can dramatically improve their lives and their wellbeing. And in my work in helping people recover from difficult emotions, I continually explore the most efficient and effective approaches to emotional healing.
At its most basic, life is about nourishing the human spirit. Your spirit. Mystical traditions teach that there’s an infinite world inside of us – and the question for our Western minds has always been "How do I access that infinite Inner world?” (i.e. your spirit).
It appears that meditation is being talked about and promoted in every corner of our culture these days. The most popular form is called "mindfulness meditation," which promotes quiet sitting. But if you’re struggling with out of control emotions you may need to proceed with caution.
The history of the legendary Beatles has been reignited in a new Netflix documentary called "Get Back." And in an intriguing interview with Terry Gross on her NPR show, Fresh Air, Paul McCartney talks about the Beatles' use of psychedelics and meditation.
Like many people her age, Judy was losing the gift of memory. As a 54-year-old dentist, Judy shared that what worried her the most was trouble remembering her patients' names. Beyond that, she often got confused about which tooth had the problem: was it number four or fourteen? She was also having other memory