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Focus on the positive: 5 to 1

I’ve shared before information about our brain’s negativity bias. In the words of Dr. Rick Hanson, our brains are “velcro for negative experience and teflon for positive experience”. Research in a number of areas has demonstrated that our […]
By |October 12th, 2015|Mindfulness, Relationships, Uncategorized, Work|Comments Off on Focus on the positive: 5 to 1

Could You Have Impostor Syndrome?

Most of us have had an experience of feeling we are not good enough at our jobs despite evidence to the contrary. If this is a consistent theme in your stream of thoughts, you may be experiencing “impostor syndrome”. My friend and colleague Elizabeth Brokamp, shared the […]
By |April 27th, 2015|Anxiety and Stress, Uncategorized, Work|Comments Off on Could You Have Impostor Syndrome?

Stress Relief in Old Town – Food for Thought

I really love my location in Old Town, Alexandria. The history, the culture, the people are wonderful. And those people? They are stressed, overworked, tired, exhausted. And those emotions take a toll on relationships as well. In an effort to bring some stress relief, I’ve developed a group for 20-40 year […]
By |March 4th, 2015|Groups, Work|Comments Off on Stress Relief in Old Town – Food for Thought