• Young woman trying meditation practice

    What is Meditation Practice?

    Meditation practice is an increasingly popular way to develop a “quieter” mind and to improve our emotional-regulation skills.  Several scientific studies point to the health benefits associated with long-term meditation practice like lower blood pressure, improved tolerance for “stress” and better immune system functioning.   However, meditation is not magic; it is simply a method for Read More

  • Couple in Healthy Relationship

    Healthy Relationship

    Healthy Relationship – How do I know if my relationship is healthy? Dr. John Gottman, a well-known researcher in the area of relationships, discovered that the core of a healthy love relationship is a “romantic friendship.” Dr. Gottman defined this “friendship” as “mutual respect and enjoyment of each other’s company.” How do we feel around Read More

  • Time Out Debate

    Time Magazine’s Time Out Debate

    A recent article in Time Magazine entitled “Time Outs Are Hurting Your Child” stated that the use of Time Out as a disciplinary tool “can look the same as physical abuse” on a brain scan. Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson, the authors of a new book entitled No Drama Discipline, argue that at the Read More