Author: Lindy Ariff

  • Feeling Stuck? Why you need to know about energy healing

    Feeling Stuck? Why you need to know about energy healing
  • Forest Snow Meditation

    Forest Snow Meditation

    What I love about snow falling is the sense of quiet that enters my being with each gentle snowflake.  When it snows here in Oregon, I stand outside and inhale the sense of peace and beauty, the quiet surrounding me. For me and my desert soul, it’s magical. Here in the Pacific Northwest I get…

  • Crow, Change, and Healing

    Crow, Change, and Healing

    Several months ago I was wandering back from writing in the woods and I heard a crow’s call overhead. As I continued through the city streets I continued to hear the same crow following me as I went along.  I paused for a moment in the sunshine, and silently asked the crow if he was…

  • Transform Your Self Talk through Mindfulness & Emotional Self Care

    Transform Your Self Talk through Mindfulness & Emotional Self Care

    A beautiful outcome of mindfulness meditation is the opportunity to slow down and explore our relationship with our minds.  We meditate to understand the stories we tell ourselves about our lives and experiences. Oftentimes life can be uncomfortable and we respond to this discomfort by tuning out literally or figuratively by showing up impartially for…

  • Shaping our Life’s Story

    Shaping our Life’s Story

    Have you ever wondered what your life would be like if the challenging events in your life never happened to you? Would you be the person you are today?  Would you know your own resiliency and strength if it never happened? Even those events that have occurred in our lives that have been so hard…

  • How Rapid Resolution Therapy Helps Heal Trauma

    How Rapid Resolution Therapy Helps Heal Trauma

    Have you ever heard of Rapid Resolution Therapy? Probably not. Honestly, before I serendipitously landed in a training, I had never heard of it either. Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT) is a strengths based, dynamic, clinical hypnotherapy approach that works specifically with the emotional mind. Dr. Connelly is the eccentric genius of a white haired man…

  • 3 Tools to Help With Trauma Symptoms

    3 Tools to Help With Trauma Symptoms

    Did you know that PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) is considered a trauma induced anxiety disorder? PTSD is also considered a normal reaction to abnormal events. That means you are normal, and your responses are normal responses to what happened, the event that happened is considered ‘abnormal.’ Statistically common events, unfortunately, but still ‘abnormal’ in…

  • Embodying Fearlessness

    Embodying Fearlessness

    The beauty of my job as a clinician  is that I am constantly inspired and surrounded by the most fearless people in the world. I meet amazingly resilient men and women who have survived trauma, abuse, life challenges… you name it, they’ve been through it, they’ve seen it all. And survived. I still remember a…

  • Healing Through Yoga

    Healing Through Yoga

    There is no denying it, yoga has made its debut in America. There is a yoga studio on every corner. There are hundreds of yoga classes going on every day.  Everyone seems to have at least thought about trying yoga at this point, if they haven’t already been to a class.  Every week there seems…

  • How to Stop Ruminating

    How to Stop Ruminating

    When we make a mistake, or something really uncomfortable happens in our lives our minds tend to play and replay the scene over and over again.  We think, “if only I could have done things differently,” and then our mind shows us the movie over and over again.  This is called ruminating.   A rumination…