Yes, because he loves you with the innocent moment-to-moment joy 50,000 years of human-canine cohabitation have created. When he poops on the carpet he thinks, “Poop happens, now let’s go for a walk.” While you clean up, he runs to the door and makes his [...]
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We all have a big problem. We breathe improperly, and it's driving us crazy. But nobody ever taught us how to breathe so that we give our brains the right oxygen nourishment. Things as natural as breathing are not part of U.S. pubic school curriculum. [...]
My counseling psychology Master’s Degree program required 100 hours of personal therapy, and I found a Jungian analyst nearby. We held sessions in her home’s comfortable den, adorned with paintings, sculptures and two tall oak bookcases. She was a petite older woman, casually-dressed with pure [...]
One advantage to being a mindfulness teacher is the explosion of scientific evidence about how good meditation is for your brain. The ancient pundits who taught the same techniques I teach today didn’t have clinics full of scientists promoting them, but today I can sight [...]
Being thoughtful is good, but being a highly sensitive person (HSP) can hurt. If you score 14 points or more, Sober Buddha (949-212-4149) can help you learn to cope with the people, places, and situations that trouble you. Instructions: Answer each question according to the [...]
Alcoholics Anonymous helped me achieve sobriety 27 years ago, and the healing still sticks. Since June 11, 1992, I’ve heard countless criticisms, like the Penn & Teller “Bullshit” series sketch, claim AA lacks statistical credibility. I could care less since it helped me get my [...]
You have the opportunity to raise your consciousness from anxiety and depression to peace of mind and optimism. Sober Buddha Counseling teaches you how to shift your attention from problems and limitations to the uplifting energies of love, compassion and forgiveness. Through the Sober Buddha [...]
The Matrix often says you don’t have the talent and skills necessary to give up a dull but secure job for a more exciting and unpredictable job where your talent blossoms. The truth is you probably do have the skills and what you don’t have, [...]
Therapists and patients often suffer burnout when it’s time for that dreaded end-of-the-day 6:00 p.m. appointment. Compassion fatigue can leave them flat, unmotivated. What can you do when four cups of coffee, three Red Bulls and deep yoga breathing techniques don’t perk you up? Aha! [...]
Feeling bored, unmotivated or trapped by the people, places and circumstances of your life? Don’t worry; there are eight ways to regenerate your interest in even the stickiest time of life. Famous figures from history like Marcus Aurelius to Albert Einstein to Helen Keller practiced [...]