Each of us can make everything that comes our way somewhat easier, or more difficult, to deal with. There are always going to be challenges and stressful situations. That’s just part of life. What is also part of life is that every day we get to make choices as to how we let life’s inevitable ups and downs affect us.Read More
The Flowering of Love is meditation. - Krishnamurti
By Sheri Laine, L.Ac, Diplomate of Acupuncture
Columnist - The Integrative Piece
Counselor - The Magazine for Addiction and Mental Health Professionals
The good news -- 60 really is the new 40.
When I was growing up in the 1960s and realized that my grandparents were sixty, they seemed and looked so old. Times have definitely changed for the better in regard to aging in our society. There have never been so many positive ways to educate, enlighten and adopt the many documented discoveries.Read More
We can’t all be artists or writers, but what we can create is a positive mental narrative of situations, good or bad, that we find ourselves in daily as we weave in and out of pathways that reflect our lives’ changing circumstances. Sadness, anxiety, disempowerment, and constant stress are all changing emotional feelings which often lead to a manifestation of negative physical symptoms, especially since these feelings carry with them a negative charge.Read More
In many ways, it really does "Take a Village" – a phrase some therapists call the "Barbara Streisand Effect" -- meaning we need other people in our lives to love, support, and nurture us.
Barbara Streisand nailed it with her song "People":Read More
When I see my patient Analise, I am reminded of the happy positive feelings this song portrays. It is always a special pleasure to see patients like Analise. She is a “glass half full“ type of person. As single mother in her thirty’s who is studying medicine, she has been coming to my clinic for the past 18 years for tune ups that keep her equilibrium strong. She has the attributes of a mentally strong person as she maneuvers through life’s many challenges.Read More