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Mind/body Therapy Tag

Why integrity is the essence of everything successful. Of course, you know that integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles. That's why the essence of everything successful is built on it. You can't build a strong foundation and structure on shifting...

Breathe More, Feel More One of the most fundamental exercises of bioenergetics involves opening up muscular contractions in your chest. This allows you to breathe more fully. And if you breathe more, you feel more. Lean backwards over a stability ball, the arm of a couch, a...

The grounding pose is a fundamental bioenergetic exercise. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart.  Bend at the hips. Bend your knees slightly. Let your fingertips hang toward the ground. Breathe deeply and easily. Let your head hang heavy like a bowling ball. Let your arms...

It probably seems simple and obvious to state that breathing is important. But how you're actually breathing day-to-day may need some attention. What seems like a “deep” breath for you may not be a “deep” breath at all. That’s because a deep breath requires your entire...

A breathing what? Yes, a bioenergetic breathing stool This little darling is used to help you breathe more fully and deeply. Doing so gives you more energy and can lift your mood. Proceed with caution: Using the breathing stool can also bring up emotions of sorrow and longing,...

Ok, I know I’m tooting my own horn with a title like that, but what I really want to do is tell you about something more important than whether I think Bioenergetics is the best kind of therapy. I read a quote recently that I want to...

What is body psychotherapy? What is body psychotherapy all about and what can you expect to do when you come to my office? First off, we'll start with the theory that the mind and the body are not separate. Thinking and talking will be balanced by doing....

Think of the involuntary responses in your body as the big, beautiful horse in this photo. Now, imagine being a rider on that beast who can't control it. That's what's happening when you can't control your words and actions. Your ego has lost control of that...

Express Your Feelings and Heal Life is full of experiences that you can't let yourself express your feelings about in the moment. But do you have a method that allows you to visit those moments again later and express those feelings? When you push away feelings to...

Did anyone ever tell you that if  you didn't "get that look off your face" it would stick that way? Well, they weren't all wrong because unexpressed emotions can stress the muscles. When you force yourself to hold in a feeling by contracting your muscles, you...

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