Take A Deep Breath

Breathing is an automatic function of our bodies. We do not have to consciously think about inhaling and exhaling, so we usually do not focus much of our time and energy thinking about our breath. I certainty do not; honestly I have spent many days not thinking once...

Small Steps to Mindfulness

Let’s face it. We are busy people. Busy with jobs, families, school, traffic, groceries, and friends, just to name a few. All those things that we do to keep the people in our lives functional and happy. One thing I left off the list deliberately was that thing...

Heart Wrenching

Most of us were at work on Friday when we received the news of the horrific events which occurred at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. A 20 year old male walked into the school after killing his own mother and then preceded to kill six adults, 20...

DBT in the World of Professional Athletes

During this time of year Monday night means only one thing in my house, Monday Night Football. I’ll admit, this was not always the case, and I tend to have my phone/computer or some other device to entertain me if the game slows. This past Monday, however, the...