Submitted by evamalia on June 6, 2013 - 5:35pm
Lately, I have met a lot of people inside and outside my counseling practice who have shown a strong interest in incorporating meditation into their lives. They hear the news, they listen to meditation tapes, they read books, and see it all over the internet: meditation improves your focus, your memory and your well-being.
Submitted by evamalia on May 25, 2013 - 9:24pm
I was having an interesting conversation with my husband over breakfast about life purpose. So many of us report not having found it and feeling directionless, that from time to time I wonder why it can be so elusive and difficult to find. Research shows that finding meaning or purpose is one of the greatest ingredients for a calm and happy life.
Submitted by evamalia on March 7, 2013 - 2:10pm
When I moved to Providence about 2 1/2 years ago, one of my first cultural challenges was adapting to a new city with different driving habits.
Submitted by evamalia on January 30, 2013 - 11:33am
Are you finding difficulty deciding whether to hire a counselor or a coach? The boundaries between coaching and counseling are not always clear, but making the right choice between one or the other can make a difference in whether you get your needs met or not. Here are some of the distinctions I have found so far:
Submitted by evamalia on January 22, 2013 - 8:45am
When distressing thoughts become habitual and automatic, we end up identifying with our negative mind, and become depressed or anxious.
We can let those negative thoughts follow their course and take over our lives without ever questioning them, or we may come to see that we have a choice in the matter, and that we can create some boundaries around our negative thinking.