-Mayah Taylor, MA The holidays can be some of the most challenging times of year for anyone who has suffered a loss whether it be a loved one or cherished pet. People often seek help, in the form of therapy, right around the Thanksgiving season. Festive decorations, music, holiday parties are all a painful reminder […]
We can plan, we can care for, tend and respond, but we cannot control. -Jack Kornfield
It is your road. And yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you. -Rumi
Hypnosis. It has a bad rap. Hypnosis (we will use hypnotherapy going forward) is one of the most widely misunderstood and controversial treatments out there. The myths and misconceptions widely stem from people’s ideas about stage hypnotism. I get it. I too was once in an audience where individuals were hypnotized to quack like […]
-Unlike pain, suffering is not inevitable. Freedom from suffering is possible, when we let go of our reactions, fear and grasping.
Leave your front and back door open. Allow your thoughts to come and go. Just don’t serve them tea. -Shunryu Suzuki
Reflect. -On the ways you’ve grown through heartache or personal struggle. Take a moment to congratulate yourself on the personal work that you’ve done.
We don’t have to take the story as truth.
-Mayah Taylor, MA Being a teen can be hard. There are many arduous things going on during this cycle of life from worrying about making the grade to changes in your body to coping with the varying emotions inside you. The range of emotions teens can experience while still developing can oftentimes be overwhelming and […]
-Mayah Taylor Self injury is best defined as the act of deliberately destroying body tissue at times to change a way of feeling. Self injury can occur in the absence of any intent to die. Self injury or self injurious behaviors has increased in frequency in adolescents. Teens appear to be the hardest hit population […]