COVID-19 has brought us inside which can be an invitation to look inside ourselves. We are literally on a retreat, retreating from the usual everyday business of our lives.
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What brings you in to therapy? What story are you telling yourself? Have you considered the mind/body, connection in relation that story? Could you say it is a mind/body conflict that’s driving you to seek help?
In a “Super Soul Sunday” interview with Oprah, Jon Kabat-Zinn beautifully articulates his inspiring answer.
I have spent the last week filled with the joy of inspiration driven by two disparate sources delivering arguably the same message. Father Boyle says we’re all nobly born and born wanting the same things.
How often do you experience being totally in the moment, fully focused on your work, a piece of art, running, an experience that you might describe as in the zone, a moment of bliss, nirvana? Did you know that a regular meditation practice can invite such a state to occur more often?
In this TED talk Psychologist Susan artfully discusses the values and ways of developing “emotional agility”.
Neuroscience has shown that neurons that fire together wire together. In other words, repeated thoughts create a pathway in your brain. We get better at what we practice.
Listening is an auditory skill, but the kind of listening we really crave involves all the senses, including feelings. So as you tune in to the words, try to remember to tune into the feelings behind them, too – this is where the true connections can be found.
I found this inspiring regarding telling and retelling stories and thought you might too. This is a metaphor for the chief modality that informs my practice, namely: Post-modern therapy, which includes Narrative and Brief Solution-focused therapy.
Ellen McCarthy’s new book covers the advice she gathered from more than 200 couples, the weddings she attended and the experts she met on the beat at the Washington Post. McCarthy joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss what she learned.
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)
LA Unified School District (LAUSD)
Adult Education Instructor,
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH)
Certification in Clinical Hypnosis
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Ginny Winn, MA, MFT
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
270 26th Street #204
Santa Monica, CA 90402
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