Category Archives: Blog

Sasha Obama, Fear of the Future, and Zebras


The recent news about where Sasha Obama was going to finish high school probably wasn’t a big deal to you, but two years ago it sent a teen client of mine into a tailspin. The very bright, over-achieving tenth grader, whose parents had been driving her to see me from […]

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A Mythic Journey of Transformation


Sunday, January 15; 3:30-6:00pm     The People House-3035 W. 25th Ave., Denver CO 80211 You will experience 3 imaginative voyages to discover lost parts of yourself, and your hidden treasures and talents. During our first journey we will experience the heroes of ancient mythology and Biblical characters. In the second […]

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New MeetUp Group-Mind/Body Explorations


Denver area friends, wanted you to know that I have a new Meetup group that I think you’d enjoy-Mind/Brain Explorations for Living. To help you create the life you are meant to be living, we will learn, explore, meditate and create on our journey to wellness and personal/spiritual growth. Topics […]

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Trauma Changes Brains, Darn It!


A major trauma to live through is horrible enough, but it can actually change our brains in 3 powerful ways.  In this 3 minute video, Bessel van der Kolk, MD, one of the world’s leading experts in trauma and PTSD, explains what happens. .

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Dark Days-10 Tips to Live Happier till Springtime


When the days are short and the nights are long, do you feel like crawling in a cave or at least under the covers until springtime? Do you feel like Lord Byron expressed-“I am always more religious on sunshiney days”? Mood variation dependent on the amount of sunlight affects many […]

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Holiday Presence


Does your chest tighten and heart race, just thinking about the next few weeks? Do you wonder how you’re going to get everything done? Are you already dreading having to spend time with certain people? Are you worried about your finances? No matter what our religious beliefs, December in America […]

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Is Anyone Touching You? (I mean physically.)


My strongest visual memory from my first class in psychology many years ago is a photo of some very sad, pathetic looking baby monkeys who were fading away, with “failure to thrive” because their “mother” was a wire mesh feeder,  instead of a warm, soft one. Researcher Harlow found that […]

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