Low-cost massage options in the greater Baltimore area.
This post discusses the benefits of combining psychotherapy and antidepressant drug therapy for certain individuals with depression, and offers research-based theories on why this may be especially beneficial for certain people.
This post takes a look at the most recent and most rigorous large-scale research study comparing antidepressant drugs with placebo in individuals with moderate-to-severe depression.
Links to my favorite Western mindfulness teachers are provided.
Links to well-known mindfulness resources on social media are provided.
Links to online courses on mindfulness are provided.
We live in a world that has become very busy, too busy. To meet all of the perceived demands on us, we have been multitasking our lives away. We easily slip into an autopilot mode — unconsciously jumping from one activity to another. The meditative practices of the world remind us to take time […]
In his book, Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind, Shunryu Suzuki wrote: “In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert’s there are few.” One of the practices of mindfulness is to keep an open mind, like the mind of a child. This allows us to see things clearly — just as they are […]
Ideally, one of the things that we learn from our parents is empathy and compassion for others, and fortunately many of us do. But another developmental accomplishment is the achievement of self-compassion. This, by comparison, is something that many of us continue to struggle with in adulthood. We’re never taught how to befriend and […]
Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach (Book)