savoring simplicity

Calming the Chaotic Mind

Our minds are constantly thinking. It’s their primary job, and while we don’t always like the content, we have to admire these active overachievers. You might say our minds are workaholics, accomplishing tasks with unparalleled precision some days, and absolutely annoying on others.  These powerhouse performers thrive on chaos and love fast paced living. It’s… Read more »

From Mind-full to Mindful

It’s Sunday morning and you’re relaxing, enjoying a cup of coffee outside on the patio relishing the sounds of nature, giving your busy mind and body a break. At least that was your intention. But once again, your thoughts are getting in the way of what seemed like a good idea at the moment. Worries… Read more »

TMS for PTSD: A Case Study

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition triggered by experiencing traumatic events, resulting in symptoms like flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety. Conventional treatments include pharmacological and therapeutic interventions, while promising emerging treatments include forms of neuromodulation like transcranial magnetic stimulation, or in this case, a particular subset of TMS: personalized repetitive transcranial magnetic… Read more »

Personalized TMS for Mood Disorders

Wandering through the tunnels of your mind, mood disorders create an emotional or physical upset, often impairing your ability to function at your peak. A mood disorder can take many shapes, from continued feelings of melancholy to experiencing emotional turmoil. Understanding and realizing these disorders is a giant leap toward ensuring mental wellness. The treatment… Read more »

Holiday Mindfulness

I love this time of year. As November draws near, I start thinking about my holiday menus, invite lists and the flurry of activity and travel that are sure to ensue. It’s time for cooking, entertaining and all the merrymaking of the season.  But with that also comes the temptation of veering off course from… Read more »

Harvesting Gratitude This Fall

Autumn, with its traditionally referenced vibrant foliage and crisp air, provides a perfect backdrop for cultivating gratitude. As nature prepares for a season of rest, we also can mirror this process in our own lives by embracing mindfulness and appreciation, and spending time in reflection and letting go.  Yoga, a practice that harmonizes the mind,… Read more »