Recognizing the Small Moments
Reconnecting to Self often occurs in small, quiet moments – while taking a deep breath and allowing my body to relax on the exhale, focusing my attention fully on the kitty in my lap who is soft and purring, or pausing to notice the beautiful, fallen leaf on a rainy sidewalk. Most days there are […]Continue reading
The Wisdom of Emotions
Many of us label our emotions as either “positive” or “negative” and quickly push negative emotions away. We minimize them, distract ourselves away from them, numb them, or try to skip over them altogether to move quickly on to the next thing. Anything to stop feeling the painful emotion. Avoiding pain seems like it should […]Continue reading
You Are Amazing!
Try this in front of a mirror. Look into your eyes and say: “I am awesome,” “I am amazing.” or “I am the best thing that ever happened to me!” Can you do this without rolling your eyes, or saying, “yea, right?” Many of us are more likely to say something critical than nice: “I’m […]Continue reading
Why Self-Care is Important
Many people say that putting our needs before other’s is selfish or self centered. But when our own needs aren’t met, we start to feel depleted, overwhelmed, depressed, or anxious. Providing care to others from this emotional space is difficult and there is little joy in our lives. Self care means we have to take […]Continue reading
Valentine’s Day Shopping
Another store is carrying our book – and just in time for Valentine’s Day! EastWest Bookshop of Seattle has a lovely display with gift ideas for your loved ones – or for your Self. Stop by and check them out. They are located at: 6407 12th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115 (in Roosevelt Square, above […]Continue reading
Dave is holding a workshop based on our book “Reconnecting to Self: How to Create a Better Relationship with…You!” This workshop is being held at: Studio Beju, 15630 Main St NE, Duvall, WA 98019. (Duvall is located approximately 40 minutes east of Seattle). Feb. 25, 2017 from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. For more […]Continue reading
How Do You Reconnect To Your Self?
This snapshot shows one of my favorite ways to reconnect to my Self – a day of sailing. The sound of the waves, the sun, sky, wind, and the motion of the boat provides a space that is very restorative. My problems drift away and I am, for the moment, at peace. When I’ve reconnected […]Continue reading
Cute Store in Costa Mesa, CA
I found the greatest store in Costa Mesa! It’s called “The Latest Thing” and is located at 1576 Newport Blvd. They sell all kinds of healing items including books, gifts,12 Step and recovery products, crystals, spiritual items, jewelry etc. And guess what?!? They are now selling my book “Reconnecting to Self: How to Create a […]Continue reading