childhood, health, life, parenting, psychology, spirituality, story, writing

How Stories Can Facilitate Psychological Health

Many years ago, when I'd been working as a therapist for several years,  I came upon an ancient Greek tradition where people suffering from an illness (whether physical or mental) went to healing caves for a cure.  At the site there were caves where the patient slept and then healers aided their patients in interpreting… Continue reading How Stories Can Facilitate Psychological Health

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childhood, health, life, psychology, spirituality, story, writing

Mothers Milk is Mother’s World.

The first truths are taught to us by our mothers.  They are the truths that support all others; the people I see, the earth at my feet, the plants and trees around me, the sky above, are neutral until given meaning, and the original meaning comes from her.  Our mother gives us access to the… Continue reading Mothers Milk is Mother’s World.

childhood, health, life, parenting, psychology, story, writing

What parents need to know about growing a healthy child.

There has been a monumental change in human evolution.  A new balance has emerged over the past decade which sees father's more and more involved in the raising of their children from infancy.   With this newly found balance, children born today have a greater chance of psychological health than ever before. As has been… Continue reading What parents need to know about growing a healthy child.