I Can’t Commit To That

One day a guy, let’s call him Bill, called after having been referred to the Center for Holistic Health by a friend. Bill was experiencing back pain and was beginning to have trouble lifting his leg. Previously, when this had happened, Bill would see his chiropractor and that would take care of it. Bill then…

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How Can I Decide?

This morning, on the way to the office, I heard a story about a study that was conducted by the National Academy of Science which found that fluoride, which, as most know, has been added to our drinking supply to help strengthen our teeth and bones, might actually be harmful to us instead of being…

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How Can Anger Be Good?

One day not too long ago a client brought me an internet story from ABC news, entitled “Anger Is Good for You” The study, conducted at Carnegie Mellon University ; showed anger may help people reduce the negative impact of stress. At first glance this may seem surprising but, it really makes perfect sense. I’ve…

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A Holiday Note

Every year I hear people talk about the holiday stress.  Although the concept of getting stressed about the holidays seems foreign to me, I understand that people feel pressured about the increased family, financial and time obligations during this season.  Why is it that holidays and stress have become such an automatic scenario? When you…

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That’s Just Who I Am

Recently a friend told me that his upcoming engagement had been called off. Understandably, he was feeling pretty down about the unfolding events. They were unable to meet on one particular issue which became the demise of the nuptials. In sharing this with me he said something that caught my attention and prompted this article.…

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What’s the Agenda?

What’s the Agenda? Not long ago I heard about new laws being enacted that would allow authorities to screen all school children for mental health and enforce treatment as they see fit. Parents could lose custody if they did not go along. All part of the “no child left behind program.” Isn’t that good, you…

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A Shift In Thinking

A Shift In Thinking The beginning of our conversation started like it usually does with small talk and questions like, “What’s new?” “How’s business?” and How’s the weather been?”  Somewhere along the line though, the conversation with my dad turned to the dismal state of affairs in the world today. We agreed about the many…

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It Brought Tears to My Eyes

It Brought Tears to My Eyes As I looked around, it was the realization that people from different generations, genders, races and socioeconomic backgrounds, transcended their differences and became one. Nothing else mattered but experiencing the joy of the moment. We didn’t have to find the rhythm. It found us. Expression became stronger than fear…

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