The Words We Use

We’ve all got things about ourselves that we don’t like. Sometimes it’s our physical appearance, something about our personality, our emotions, or even our health.  Have you ever noticed that the more you focus on it, the worse it feels and the more you want to find a way to fix that part of you? I’ve been thinking lately about …

how do you do anger dr emily colwell

Rage Attacks: They Happen to the Best of Us!

Oh, baby, there sure are a lot of ways to DO anger, let alone any other feeling, right??!!  I’ve certainly used my fair share of approaches over the years.  When my sister and I were kids, we had a paper route together.  Sometimes we would have deep, adolescent talks about life while we were delivering papers.  Other times we would …

Coming Home

Over the years, I’ve come to embrace a different understanding of the meaning of true freedom. It’s been powerful and liberating for me and for others who come to share this lens, including many patients with whom I work.  Instead of true freedom requiring us to find a way OUT of our current moments, feelings or experiences, I’ve discovered that it …