Maybe, maybe not. The phrase "go with the flow" provides only temporary encouragement, temporary attainment of flow. We need clear goals and skills to overcome specific challenges to help us reach and maintain the flow state, the flow experience. Happiness is not flow; flow is not happiness. However, happiness may be derived from the flow … Continue reading Can Flow Be Coached?
Let's take our thoughts a little different direction today. I want you to take a moment to think about the last time you had an argument with someone special to you. What was the tipping point that caused you to lose your cool and really got the conversation heading in the "wrong direction?" ______________________________________________ Now, … Continue reading Perspective
No! You do not need a new diet, or any diet, unless you are training for something specific or if your doctor called your nutrition plan a "diet." Personally, this word is horrendous and should not be used by anyone. If you are adjusting your "food plan" or nutritional intake for whatever reason, please refer … Continue reading “I Need a New Diet”
People often say, "Don't look back, you're not going that way." I'm going to disagree. Yes, it is important to not dwell on past experiences or live with regret about how things could have been different based on different choices or situations of the past. However, it is also important to look back and appreciate the … Continue reading Yes, Look Back
I was unsure of what to do with myself a few days ago, so I grabbed a large garbage bag and went for a walk. I picked up trash along the road while I walked. All the chaos in my mind calmed and I felt at peace while I continued along the road. It was … Continue reading Hope for Humanity
My experiences at massage therapy school were life changing. The environment was welcoming, my peers were encouraging and open-minded, and the instructors were brought in from throughout the United States because of their knowledge, experience, and passion to share with others. My tendency to take a lot of notes served me well as I extracted copious amounts of … Continue reading Massage Therapy School- Theraputic: Part 1
The following is a compilation of my notes from ABMP's Webinar entitled "Body-Mind: Topic 5, Chronic Pain: Body-Mind Considerations for Hands-On Work" by Til Luchau On pain... "We are often more frightened than hurt, and we suffer more from imagination than from reality." ~Seneca, 4BC-AD65 *Back surgery and talk therapy can improve chronic pain the … Continue reading Chronic Pain: Bodywork Considerations