Posts made in September, 2014

What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in | Comments Off on What Story Are You Telling Yourself?

We all have a victim story. Blame can be laid upon not only strangers, but frequently upon parents, partners, friends, teachers, coworkers, neighbors, and even the government for whatever situation brings discomfort. As a therapist, many of the people I sit with have a story to tell. Often that story boils down to being victimized in some way. This is not to minimize victimhood, but to (first) acknowledge the story behind it, and (second) to find a way to overcome it. Recently I took a class with Iyengar yoga teacher Tzahi Moskovitz, and he asked the students to notice the difference between position and action. In yoga, all too often we get caught up in whether or not...

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