Surviving a Split

A great percentage of my work as a counselor is with women who are going through the early or late stages of separation from their long-time partner. Whether these women are Asian or Western, the predicament can be extremely challenging when they are trying to balance the practical side of surviving day to day with the emotional train wreck that surrounds them.

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Mindfulness in the CBD

Many people think of meditation as a way of emptying the mind of all the clutter from the week; the list of to do's that isn't getting smaller, the incessant phone calls and sms that won't stop, the gnawing feeling that the work pile is getting higher and of course the vague awareness that we are living out of sync with our values, if we can even remember what they were. So the thought of emptying one's mind can be quite alluring.

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