How I cope with chronic pain

How I cope with chronic pain

As a Sanvello Coach, I regularly support people coping with chronic pain, but I’ve also been living with it for more than a decade. If you’re someone who deals with ongoing pain, you know how hard it can be and how it can impact the way you function from day to day....
7 fears about therapy debunked

7 fears about therapy debunked

Therapy can be intimidating. After all, it’s sharing some of our deepest concerns and most private worries with a person we don’t know all that well. But most of our fears are misguided, if not flat out wrong. We’ve rounded up a few of the most common fears we hear...
Here’s how to make tuning in as easy as tuning out

Here’s how to make tuning in as easy as tuning out

At this point, everyone knows it: mindfulness helps with a lot of stuff. The issue is, like flossing or running or not looking at your phone before bed, it can be hard to make a habit, even when we really want to.  There’s this image of mindfulness in popular culture...
Why I meditate…even when I don’t want to

Why I meditate…even when I don’t want to

I am not a morning person. Finding a moment of mindfulness by rolling out of bed and onto my meditation cushion won’t work for me… I’ll just fall asleep on the cushion.  I’m also great at coming up with reasons not to meditate. For example, on my recent 15 minute...
Stretches to help you feel grounded and stay present

Stretches to help you feel grounded and stay present

Let’s take a second to check in. Are your shoulders tight? Is your breathing shallow? How long exactly have you been looking at this screen?   If your job or schooling (or your child’s schooling) requires you to sit in front of a computer for hours, or your commute...