Entries tagged with “Therapy”

Be The Change Award: Katherine Dunn & Apifera Farm

“Apifera Farm is not so much a place as it is my intention to the world,” says Katherine Dunn, an artist who has been featured in S&H and a farmer who is now devoted to incorporati…

Book Review: Fulfilled

How the Science of Spirituality Can Help You Live a Happier, More Meaningful Life

Book Review: No Bad Parts

Have you ever wanted to break out of destructive behavioral patterns? Are there parts of yourself you find hard to love? If so, this book is for you. Richard C. Schwartz arg…

Brainspotting and Other Therapeutic Approaches

Utilizing “brainspots” and resource-eye positions, a therapist helps clients navigate thoughts and emotions that have kept them stuck. “Thinking becomes knowing.”

Brokenness Expands Our Capacity for Non-Judgment

Empathy and non-judgment lie at the heart of the therapeutic experience. “Strength and brokenness are not opposites.”

Care of the Soul: Joyfully Adrift

Maybe, as we become more soulful, we drift into reality rather than away from it.

Cryotherapy for Stress-Busting

Immersing our bodies in cold temps may help build our tolerance for stress and possibly even long-term anxiety.

Divine Brine for the Dis-Ease of...

The Comparative MindComparing is great for prices at the grocery store, but when we start treating the unique and sacred story of our own life that way, we always invite suffering.…

Don't Give Up on Defending Yourself Against Shame

Our life is our story, and we can’t rip out any of the chapters. “Each of us is on a hero’s journey.”

E-Wellness

From medical appointments to yoga classes, the world has gone virtual—and it’s working. Brandi-Ann Uyemura digs into the future of care.

Finding Home in the Moment

Psychotherapist Kevin Anderson answers questions from S&H readers. “I keep trying to figure out where I should move, but I feel stuck and unable to make a decision.”

For Back Pain, Talk It Out

If your back is aching, you might be stuck in a horizontal position.

For Better Group Therapy, Just Add Heat

How to create a "sweat therapy" sauna

Free Your Body, Free Your Mind

Eight or so years ago, Janet Sleigh stood in her kitchen, -bemoaning her whacked-out hormones, her arthritic fingers, and her squishy postpartum belly of two years. A friend who wa…

Giving Voice to Anxiety and Acceptance

Having a hard time meditating because of anxious thoughts? Try saying your worries out loud.

Have You Tried Salt Cave Therapy?

Salt cave therapy is a growing trend that boasts benefits for the lungs and skin.

Having Just the Right Amount of Death Awareness

How much should we think about death? What’s too little or too much? “I try to stop figuring out if I believe in life after death and get back to believing in life before death.”

Healing Relationships With “Holy Breath” Listening

Practicing “Holy Breath” listening can positively impact even the most turbulent relationships. “Instead of playing just a few deep, painful bass notes on their inner emotional pianos, Holy Breath listening gave them access to some higher notes. At the beginning of the healing process, such moments can be like the sun peeking through dark storm clouds.”

How Hypervigilance to Pain Hurts

Unlock the fear-avoidance trap to step out of the cycle of suffering. Hypervigilance to pain can trap you in continued chronic pain.

How to Connect to the Rhythm of Rest

Growing up, my grandparents had an ofuro; a Japanese-style wood burning hot tub. It was made of redwood, with a copper bottom. We would build a fire in the firebox underneath it to…