Entries by Linda

Can two decades of research be wrong about the benefits of direct neurofeedback for neuropsychiatric disorders?

I don’t think so! With the growing awareness around complex trauma and the corresponding increase in mental health challenges, such as anxiety, depression, and addiction, it is mission critical that the healthcare system take off the blinders and drop the belief that prescription medications are the first line of attack to address such challenges. Most […]

5 Intention-setting Ideas to Make Space

This is the time of year that most people begin to formulate their New Year resolutions.  However, before we can add something to our lives, it is a good idea to get rid of something that no longer serves us to create space, and I’m not necessarily suggesting tangible, physical items, although the idea also […]

5 Intention-setting Ideas to Honor a Rich and Diverse Culture!

November is Native American Heritage Month! In 1990, the President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, declared the month of November as National American Indian Heritage Month, thereafter commonly referred to as Native American Heritage Month to honor the traditions, languages, and stories and ensure the rich histories and contributions thrive with each […]

5 Intention-setting Ideas to Support Others Navigating This Storm

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Two of my dear friends are currently navigating this more intimate, personal storm of breast cancer as I send this newsletter this month.  I know I am not alone.  With the prevalence of this disease, most likely everyone knows someone that has or is attempting to deal with this constant […]

5 Intention-setting Ideas to Help Save Lives

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. (Reprint from September 2021)Suicide is not an easy topic to talk about and yet that is exactly what is needed in order to reduce the growing rate of this tragedy.  Conversations can make a difference when someone is thinking about suicide. Did […]

October Sound Bath

Immersing yourself in a positive environment that includes restorative yoga, Reiki, the sounds of 14 chakra-attuned crystal singing bowls and a guided yoga Nidra meditation will promote the body’s natural relaxation response and healing ability.  Crystal singing bowls resonate akin to universal love, spirit and source. The sounds are enchanting, harmonic tones that transform dissonance […]

How might compassion factor into suicide prevention?

I think most, if not all, adolescents experience some level of dissatisfaction with their bodies, especially now with the advent of social media. I remember when I went through puberty (yes, before social media), I was constantly comparing myself to my friends and the images I saw in magazines and on TV. I was born […]

5 Intention-setting Ideas (per day!) to Express Kindness

Be Kind to Humankind Week! I’m grateful for this annual worldwide celebration, that occurs the last week of August (starting 8/25), yet I also have to admit I wish it wasn’t necessary.  My hope is that we are kind to each other every day! Each day of this week has a focus, an area where you can […]

Sacred September Sound Bath

Immersing yourself in a positive environment that includes restorative yoga, Reiki, the sounds of 14 chakra-attuned crystal singing bowls and a guided yoga Nidra meditation will promote the body’s natural relaxation response and healing ability.  Crystal singing bowls resonate akin to universal love, spirit and source. The sounds are enchanting, harmonic tones that transform dissonance […]