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Posted on September 7th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

  I go down to the shore in the morning and depending on the hour the waves are rolling in or moving out, for sale and I say, viagra 60mg oh, I am miserable, what shall- what should I do? And the sea says in its lovely voice: Excuse me, I have work to do. ~ Mary Oliver I walk in the woods weekly, and I’m still in awe of what I find. The trees, the birds, the fallen pinecones and fresh air amaze me as much today as they did a month ago. When I walk my brain opens […]

September 7th, 2016

Posted In: Ecotherapy, Relationships, Wellbeing

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Posted on May 26th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

Being alone is hard enough, but after a breakup the loneliness can feel torturous. Every day feels like an eternity, and adjusting to single life is exhausting. Most of us are in relationships in part to avoid being single, so when this life transition inevitability presents itself, we face it with a sense of dread. I’ve written quite a bit about loneliness and being alone, and I have personally felt differently about these states of being depending on where I am in my own life. I’ve learned that it’s much easier to give advice on how to feel less lonely when […]

May 26th, 2016

Posted In: Dating, Divorce, Heartbreak, Relationships

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Posted on May 19th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

Falling in love is tricky. It’s even harder to find the right partner. Avoid big mistakes, toxic relationships and heartbreak by learning more about your brain. If you’re sensible, you probably select your romantic partners based on love, looks, character, and compatibility, but you might be surprised to learn that you also unconsciously choose for a few other reasons that would be important to know about. Mate selection is as old as our species, and quite honestly not much has changed. Our ancestors picked viable partners for survival and procreation purposes, and while we would all like to think that we […]

May 19th, 2016

Posted In: Dating, Intimacy, Love, Relationships, Sex

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Posted on April 13th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

Some months bring more to us than others, but April is super special because it embodies so much beauty, renewal, and promise. I feel like I wait all year for April because somehow I find myself blossoming each year around this time. What April really shifts for me is my concept of time. Somehow time becomes less urgent and frenetic, and that space gives me the chance to step back and review my relationship to this construct that often feels more like a commandment than a gift. I think we forget how powerful time can be when we move away […]

April 13th, 2016

Posted In: Empowerment, Mindfulness, Relationships, Spirituality, Wellbeing

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Posted on September 17th, 2015 by Dr. Andra Brosh

The way you see the world is called your perception, and your perception is driven by your internal experience of yourself, others and the world. What you take in from your environment gets digested and then regurgitated as your external experience. This is true both as a child and as an adult and it’s a constant ongoing process throughout life that is dependent on what’s happening in any given moment or day. However, the most imbedded experiences that stem from your earliest life are the most influential, and this is particularly true when it comes to love. The most important […]

September 17th, 2015

Posted In: Love, Mindfulness, Relationships, Therapy, Wellbeing

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GET A PH.D. IN YOUR EMOTIONAL LIFE

Posted on July 30th, 2015 by Dr. Andra Brosh

In your daily life you probably ignore your feelings. Whether it’s due to a lack of awareness or a need to repress what you don’t want to feel, you’re missing out on some very important information that you need for success in your life. When I first went back to graduate school to get my Ph.D., I worried about my ability to perform, and whether I was smart enough to take on that kind of education. I spent quite a bit of my young adult life feeling stupid, and conditioning myself into believing that I just wasn’t a smart person. […]

July 30th, 2015

Posted In: Communication, Mindfulness, Relationships, Therapy

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Posted on May 12th, 2015 by Dr. Andra Brosh

There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception. – Aldous Huxley I posted a quote on Facebook last week and it seemed to resonate. It read… “Guilt is not always an indicator that you’ve done something wrong. It can also be an emotional message that you need to make something right.” Somewhere in my journey through being an emotional worker I learned that feelings hold an incredible amount of wisdom.Your emotional life may at times be something you want to move away from, but it can actually be your best teacher.This […]

May 12th, 2015

Posted In: Love, Mindfulness, Relationships, Wellbeing

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Posted on May 5th, 2015 by Dr. Andra Brosh

A client came in recently in a state of confusion. She wanted to know if she should or shouldn’t leave her current relationship. She explained to me how unhappy she had become with her partner over the past several months, but she wasn’t sure if she was making a mistake by walking away. This state of ambivalence is extremely common among the people I see in my practice, and we have all been there at some point in our lives. That tough space where we find ourselves between what we want, and what we should do. It’s a place we […]

May 5th, 2015

Posted In: Love, Mindfulness, Relationships, Therapy, Wellbeing

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Posted on April 14th, 2015 by Dr. Andra Brosh

You are made up of many different parts. You are body. You are mind. You are spirit. You are physical. At your core you are yourSELF. When I say you are yourself I mean you have a core self that serves as the inner spine of your being. If you were to dig deep beneath the persona you present to the outer world you would find something very authentic and real. You would uncover the essence of your truest self; the self that has most likely learned many magic tricks to disappear when things get uncomfortable or unsafe. It’s sad […]

April 14th, 2015

Posted In: Mindfulness, Relationships, Tips, Wellbeing

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Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Dr. Andra Brosh

What would life look like if we lived it backward? What if we began at the end and then proceeded from there? What if we ended before we began? We all focus on beginnings and celebrate the starts without any thought about possible endings. You may be asking what’s the point of thinking about endings since they are often unpredictable and inevitable? The one word answer I can offer is prevention. “If we can own the story then we can write the ending.” -Brene Brown It’s true that many outcomes are unpredictable. It’s also true that endings are not always […]

March 23rd, 2015

Posted In: Divorce, Marriage, Mindfulness, Relationships

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