For the 20th anniversary of 9/11, I had the privilege of interviewing one of the few people who survived the attack from a higher floor in the tower. Ari Schonbrun worked on the 101st floor in the accounts receivables department of a stock market firm. Of their 960 employees in that office, only 302 survived. Most of those who lived were not in the office that day.
Two experts in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Drs. Galen and Aguirre, have just released a new book called DBT for Dummies. They are experts in explaining this to average people with no background in psychology. Together, we explore one of the basic tenets of DBT: radical acceptance. I tell clients about this practice all the time, and there’s always so many questions about how it works.
To You reading this right now.. I want to begin this blog post by thanking you for reading it. In […]Read more
Jen shares how her close friends, family and even her own body had been trying to alert her to the unhealthiness of her romantic relationship, but she had not been willing to listen. Even when her intuition said something was not right, she could not find a logical reason to feel that way, so she stayed. She kept hoping it would turn out like she dreamed. It wasn’t until after the relationship ended that she realized most of the problems they were having stemmed from differing core values. It wasn’t that either one of them was a good or bad person at the fundamental level.
It’s admittedly been hard to tune out the voices of the world recently and dive inwards. Inward has always been […]Read more
I’ve hiked for many miles through the mountains of grief, pain, forgiveness and letting go. Sometimes I stumbled upon thorns […]Read more
The internal landscape of depression and anxiety may make itself visible in seemingly small, yet significant ways. The lens of […]Read more
I don’t know if you believe in God, but I certainly do. I believe that He created this grand, majestic […]Read more
The power of manifesting one’s dreams, goals and hopes into reality isn’t magic. Its a power. So powerful is this gift, called the Law of Attraction that we receive from God, which we all have, that we can receive abundance and blessings to move forward on our paths of want. What we want can be manifested into reality and tapping into this power requires a few simple steps.