Tonight I had a naked dance party with my toddler and my infant. This is an almost nightly event in our home. Tonight we danced to some Macklemore songs, including "And We Danced." As I jumped around the room, I let everything go. I flung my body intensely and soaked in the moment. It was [...]
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"The secret to happiness is letting go." -Buddha I had a wonderful epiphany on my run yesterday but haven't had the time to write about it as a blog post. So, please check out this short Vlog below to hear about what I discovered on my daily morning run!
"We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are" - Author Unknown "Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. - Marcus Aurelius "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau Thought of the Day: On my morning walk around my neighborhood [...]
“Every cloud has a silver lining.” - Source likely John Milton The current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has cast one of the largest dark clouds our world has ever seen. As of this moment in time, the total number of Coronavirus cases worldwide is 2,199,560 and the death toll is 147,749. One cannot even begin to [...]
The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, the one who is eating sugar out of my hand, who is moving her jaws back and forth instead of up and [...]
"The little things? The little moments? They aren't little." ― Jon Kabat-Zinn During my morning runs I always make point of attempting to be "present" and "mindful" as much as I can. Today, as I was running by a bench that I have passed hundreds of times before, I noticed the most beautiful fungus growing. It [...]
Today I "paused" for my "mindful moment" as I crossed a bridge during my daily run with my baby, two energetic doggies and husband. I listened to the sounds of the water flowing down the river and cars passing by on the nearby road. I smelled the sweet smell of freshly cut grass. I saw [...]
I do a lot of work in mindfulness with my patients and am a huge believer in its curative powers! I do my best to find as many mindful moments as I can throughout my day. As today was a snow day (and work from home day), I had the opportunity to find a great [...]
“If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart.” - Buddha Welcome to a new Free Range Psychiatry initiative! I will be attempting to post (on most days, life permitting) a daily thought/quote/meditation/inspiration, which I personally find helpful, and hope that you do as well. Enjoy!