A Doctor’s Experience With Mindful Relaxation

I am fascinated by the continuous surge of research being done regarding the benefits of mindfulness and relaxation.  This seems to stem from efforts to curtail the dangerously ill effects that stress can have on individuals, relationships, and society as a whole.  It is very evident that we are stressed out! Continue reading “A Doctor’s Experience With Mindful Relaxation”

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Why We Fear Going to Therapy

One of the most tantalizing, but rewarding experiences in life is being introduced to the game of golf.  It’s a game you can never perfect, even though it seems so simple!  For me anyway, it’s full of hooks, slices, hazards, penalty shots, misses, good and bad luck, disappointments, and occasional bliss.  The experience of golf can go from a soul-wrenching funk to uncontrollable laughter.  Most golfers would tell you that the mental and emotional part of the game is more challenging than the physical one.  Yet, there always seems to be something (a made putt, a great drive, enjoyable company) that keeps me coming back. Continue reading “Why We Fear Going to Therapy”