Chances are you’ve heard or read some version of this quote from online marketing guru Seth Godin: “Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don’t need …Read More →
Posts in the Category: Life
The first time I became aware that my body could be broken in a way that left marks was when I was 8.
I was riding a bike that was too big for me. My mother …Read More →
Generally speaking, we are a myopic species, and becoming increasingly so as we evolve. The most recent statistics show that nearsightedness affects 42 % of Americans, 39 % of the French, and up to 80 …Read More →
I work with bodies — which means I work with people, of course. But people have the unfortunate habit of climbing up into their thoughts and beliefs, and cutting the connection to their bodies in …Read More →
About a year ago, I wrote my first Attentive Body blog post: an article about how to handle getting whacked by life. A few days after I completed it, my mother died. And suddenly …Read More →
“Then all of a sudden, I yawned.
What a rude bastard, but I couldn’t help it!”
Holden Caulfield in A Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
When I was training …Read More →
Let me start by saying that I’m not a die-hard fan of New Year’s resolutions. Over the years I’ve made quite a few, kept some, broken many, and frankly forgotten most of them. This seems …Read More →
In the days following last month’s attacks in Paris, I wondered how I might prepare to work with the crisis-related stress and symptoms clients would probably bring to their sessions with me. But it quickly …Read More →
Too many teardrops
For one heart to be crying
Too many teardrops
For one heart to carry on…
— Question Mark & the Mysterians, “96 Tears”
I was once in a relationship with a guy who had the misfortune of …Read More →
T.S. Eliot said that April is the cruellest month, but frankly, if you can make it through March, you’ll probably be ok.
This is the grey backside of winter (at least in my corner of the …Read More →