I can’t sleep, I just toss and turn for hours” is such a common complaint in my office these days.
Thirty five years ago, when I began my private practice, I was working in New York City, and seeing a lot of people in high stress jobs. But curiously, people slept OK.
Now I work in a peaceful rural setting in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York, and insomnia or other sleep disturbances are disturbingly common. What’s happening? MORE
Viruses can be uncomfortable, like the common cold or potentially deadly like Ebola. But what they share in common is the requirement for a host in which they can take hold. On his deathbed, Louis Pasteur admitted that he had been wrong to focus on waging war against germs… MORE
Now there’s a complex question! The Universe has taken me on my own personal Magical Mystery Tour these past two years, complete with hurricanes and floods and other acts of the Goddess, death and more death, broken bones, amazing love and support and surprising moments of joy. MORE
The autumn leaves are just moving past peak color where I live in the Catskill Mountains. This time of year has a bittersweet quality as the trees draw their energy in – protecting and conserving it till spring. This year, there is an eerie quality, as every falling leaf, every drop in temperature, evokes how I felt last fall. MORE