August 16, 2019

This week I went to physical therapy exasperated. It’s been 7 months since my surgery and my knee still hurts. I’m nowhere near where I expected to be by this time (hello critic). I expressed this to my Physical Therapist and, knowing how hard I can be on myself, he patiently directed me to move through my exercises right th...

June 4, 2019

This is something my client said to me and it moved me so deeply. I know she's not alone, because I myself can relate and I think it's something worth discussing.

There’s nothing wrong with trying to be a good person. But what my client is referring to is the constant striving she feels—unable to just rest with herself as she...

April 3, 2018

What is the Inner Critic? 

There is a story my teacher tells about getting up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. As she makes her way carefully through the dark, WHAM! She stubs her toe on the edge of her dresser. Her next thought is: “You are so stupid! I can’t believe you did that again!”

Meet the inner critic...

March 4, 2018

"Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." -Rumi 

We all have underlying beliefs that drive how we operate in the world--many of which were learned when we were children. They motivate all of our decisions and interactions, whether we are a...

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