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The Death of This Moment

Yesterday I talked about being present in This Moment. Today, it is the death of This Moment, and the birth of the Next Moment. This is the rhythm of life-Birth...Period of Life...Death. Did you realize that each moment is a simultaneous death of something old and a birth of something new? Perhaps it's a death of a thought or belief system, and the subsequent birth of a new thought or believe system. Perhaps it's something more or something less. For those of us at or near the end of their life, the present moment is all that much more poignant. Please enjoy this article by Ram Das for further exploration of this topic. Choose your moments wisely. "Never, ever, ever think that your life is o

Can You Be This Present?

You don't have to go chasing adrenaline like this guy to be present in your life, though it's an automatic given that you will focus on the present when your life is in danger-for fun or otherwise. Being present in your life can take on many forms: counting the petals on a flower as you stop to smell it noticing the creases in your baby's chubby little fingers counting the clouds or stars in the sky smiling at yourself in the mirror as you wash your hands taking 3 deep breaths before you speak or begin a new project pausing to give gratitude before you eat your meal writing in your journal about how you feel today noticing all the different sounds you hear as you slowly walk in nature Do the

It Takes a Village to Heal

Remember the phrase "It takes a village?" Well I've been thinking a lot about that lately. It takes a "village" of doctors, nurses, family, friends, pets, nature, and prayer warriors to support a person through cancer treatments. It's taken a "village" of supervisors, clients, trainers, friends, family, pets, nature, and prayer warriors to get me through my internship. You know what else takes a village? Putting your life together after a tragic loss or traumatic event. Creating your life anew after major transition, especially after years of someone else telling you how your life "should be" lived. It takes a village to heal one's soul. It takes a village to empower a person. (because let

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As a Psychotherapist (Marriage & Family Therapist), Jessica provides Silicon Valley, CA residents, including Palo Alto, Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside, Menlo Park, Redwood City, Sunnyvale, Los Altos, Mountain View, Stanford, San Jose, Santa Clara, Cupertino, Campbell, Almaden, South San Jose, Morgan Hill, Saratoga, Los Gatos, Boulder Creek, Ben Lomond, Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz with Individual Psychotherapy, Therapy, Ecotherapy, EFT, Tapping, Online Therapy, Life Coaching, and Counseling for: anxiety, panic attacks, post-traumatic stress disorder, introverts, divorce/relationship issues, self-esteem, co-dependency, stress management, mindfulness, spiritual exploration, abuse survivors, HSP's, Empaths, work/life balance, trauma, and more.