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Inspiring Connections provides psychological services and resources that promote well-being through both personal and professional development.

Bringing our whole heart does not mean bringing 25 percent of a heart (or somewhat more or even less)

Whole Hearts

Think of a being you deeply cherish, maybe it is a person, maybe it is a cherished pet. Take a moment to feel the presence of this being, to feel the warmth you feel toward this being, the joy, the delight. What do you wish for this being? What does your heart wish for this being? Connect to the feelings imbued in this wish. Read more ›

in Articles,Compassion,Self-Compassion,Working with Emotion

I help people to develop this.

“My whole heart for my whole life.” I saw this quote in a piece of artwork hanging on a studio wall that served as part of the backdrop for videos in the online course, Self-Compassion, with Kristin Neff and Brené Brown. It was love at first sight. More →

What shape waits in the seed of you to grow…? (David Whyte)

David Whyte is a poet who has offered so much richness to me through his poetry, offered me feelings of inspiration, aliveness, resonance. Re-reading some of his writing recently, these lines from the poem, What to Remember When Waking, stopped me in my tracks.  More →

Upcoming Training in Kingston: “Providing Primary Care to Trans Clients – Hormones and Preventative Care”

This looks like a fabulous opportunity for primary care providers in the Kingston area. The workshop is taking place Monday, June 6, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.. More →