Category Archives: Mindfulness

Water colors

One Creative Therapy Tool that I use is to paint. Some times pictures of actual ‘things’ like trees or boats; but I usually paint shapes. Lately I have been using water colors to paint shades and gradients of color. Colors … Continue reading

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Breathe

When we come out of the womb and take our first inhale and when we pass away and take our last exhale the breath is primal and fundamental to are being. Since breathing is something we can control and regulate, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness: Reason Mind, Emotion Mind, and Wise Mind

I have been practicing meditation since the mid-70’s and started a mindfulness meditation practice in the mid-90’s. Mindfulness has to do with the quality of awareness that we bring to what we are doing and experiencing, to being in the … Continue reading

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Meditation for as short as 8 weeks can change your brain

Participants in the study spent close to a half-hour every day meditating or practicing some other mindfulness exercise (notable because most people associate meditation with sitting and thinking quietly, and that’s not the only type of exercise done in the … Continue reading

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