Tag Archive: thought

Meditation

How to Start your Meditation Practice

“What do you do to relax?” This is a question that Dr. Lipman always asks patients, and they often get a deer-in-the-headlights look on their face, and have some trouble coming up with an answer. Because so many people don’t have a relaxation practice, we often encourage patients to meditate. According to Deepak Chopra, the health benefits of meditation are vast: “stress reduction, better sleep, lower blood pressure, improved cardiovascular function, improved immunity, and the ability to stay centered in the midst of all the turmoil that’s going on around you.” But the million dollar question is: If you want to learn how to meditate, where should you begin?

I’m Scared. What Do I Do?

I’m Scared. What Do I Do?

I’m regularly scared these days, and I have clients who are scared, too. We all have good reasons: before a really important presentation, after a fight, before taking a big risk, or just not knowing how something you care about is going to turn out. I don’t know about you, but I actually wish I could control the universe, and often times feel like I can. When I get the occasional wake up call that I can’t control everything, it’s a rude one for me. I’m sure you’ve experienced this too, but it doesn’t mean you should stay stuck in a feeling of powerlessness. So what should you DO about fear? I’ve gathered the most helpful coaching on the subject so we all can benefit.