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Effective Ways to Modify Bioenergetic Exercises to Suit Your Needs Do you have to be physically fit to do bioenergetic therapy or body-based psychotherapy? No, you don't. If you have a major injury or something you need to be cautious about protecting, then you need to...

Well-worn pathways Imagine that you follow the same path through the woods outside your house to get to a river every day. It’s well-worn and easy to traverse. One day, for whatever reason, your path is inaccessible, so you have to go in a different direction...

Traditional Ideas to Calm Your Racing Mind If you have trouble falling asleep because of racing thoughts, you are not alone. This problem is so common that there are there literally hundreds of thousands of sources where you can find lists of ideas about how to calm...

Foreword to Emotional Utopia Your destiny is determined by how fully and deeply you breathe. Humans are breathing machines. Take away our ability to breathe, and you take away our ability to live. Breath is life, and how you breathe has a tremendous impact on how you’ll...

I want to address a couple of questions I often get regarding medications. The first question is, “Do I need to take medication?” The second question is, “I’ve been taking medication and I don’t think it’s helping me. So, do you think I should take it?” First...

When you can truly let your emotions move through you, anything can feel good. In contrast, if you chronically tense your body to block “unacceptable” feelings, you won’t feel the simple joys in life, either. I'd be really happy right now if I could feel it...

By definition, sexuality is your capacity for sexual feelings. So why will self-acceptance improve your capacity for sexual feelings? Because self-acceptance means that you are comfortable with all the sensations and emotions generated by your body. Most people have trouble accepting all the feelings in their...

Why You Don’t Have Clarity It’s hard to have clarity on what to do in your life when the answers as to what’s right come from outside you. Knowing your path can only come from inside. But if you don’t have a connection to your insides,...

Praise for the Practice of Bioenergetics A testimonial: I am a child and adult psychiatrist with thirty years of experience. Over the last four years during my training as a bioenergetic analyst, I have seen dramatic results with this form of therapy. I have seen transformations, growth,...