LMFT, D. Min.

Meditate-Relax-Breathe in the Best Day of Your Life

Some random thoughts from the last week: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than… Continue Reading

You, Lord, are my Rock

How do I make a day my day? I pray, I ask for guidance that whatever I do, “Please God may I get it right.” And once I surrender, I don’t look back, but patiently, (sometimes not so patiently, but that’s another post), I await Your answer, preparing my heart for whatever comes. I’ll be… Continue Reading

What makes us Happy? the four P’s

Does happiness lie in feeling good, as hedonists think, or in doing and being good, as Aristotle and his intellectual descendants, the virtue ethicists, think? From the evidence of a recent study, it seems that feeling good is not enough. People need meaning to thrive. In the words of Carl Jung, “The least of things… Continue Reading

Younger Telemeres Mean Younger Bodies?

“Our bodies often have a remarkable capacity to begin healing themselves, and much more quickly than we did once realize, if we simply make the lifestyle changes that are really the primary determinants of our health and well-being,” A new study affirms that with good nutrition, exercise and some stress management we can actually effect… Continue Reading

Why Meditation? Why JOY, of course!

Room to Breathe Sample I have meditated for over twenty years.  Someone asked “Why?”  and said he didn’t have the time,   So, why bother with meditation? Here are a few that I’ve observed and a few that have some research that supports them: Healthy:  improves blood pressure, heart function and immune system Reduces stress… Continue Reading

ADDICTED? Take the First Step

Cory Monteith’ death saddened me: young, talented, and addicted beyond his control.  He had been in rehab in March, which was not his first attempt to stop his addiction. Could this be you? (718)520-5021) 24 hours: CALL…call, just to talk to someone…this is a 24 hour hotline made up of volunteers who believe because they’ve been… Continue Reading