Openness

By: Ellen Abrams King, LMSW Soundtrack: Everywhere, Fleetwood Mac Summer and the hotter months bring, as we all know, the pressures of the “beach body,” racist standards to remove body hair, and many other pressures society places on our bodies. With the leaves ending...

Making Mindfulness Your Full-Time Job

By: Rina Goldstein, LMSW You meet your friend for lunch and are asked the common question, “How’s work?” Most of us, if employed, can readily answer what we like, dislike, avoid, chase, accomplish, and mess up at. Some of us may be able to list long-term goals,...

Recognizing Where You Feel Your Emotions in Your Body

By: Rina Goldstein, LMSW Our bodies hold our emotions, desires, thoughts, and experiences, all quite literally. If you think about it, it is our body which encases our brains, our guts, and our hearts. When a story is “gut-wrenching,” “heart-breaking,” or...