Posted on August 22nd, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

I used to give advice and guidance based on my intellect. I thought that knowing something meant you read it and understood it, but I have come to learn that true knowledge – at least in the context of personal growth – comes from the most basic life experience. For years I tinkered on the brink of understanding the meaning of concepts like love, solitude, trust, fulfillment and happiness. I’ve read, studied, experienced and observed all of these and more in some form throughout my life, but I am still a novice at best. This used to frustrate me because […]

August 22nd, 2016

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

It’s been a week of being in the pines, and some of my old habits are sticking like glue. As I go through my days I’m realizing that I’ve gained some serious tools while coping with bigger city living, and they’re more deeply ingrained then I would have expected. It’s been hardest to untangle myself from the need to plan. This was particularly surprising because I’m not a planner by nature. I actually love to be spontaneous so when I noticed this behavior taking shape in a place where it wasn’t necessary I started to contemplate what was driving the […]

August 19th, 2016

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Posted on August 17th, 2016 by Dr. Andra Brosh

To the ground when looking for the earth’s gifts. To the sky when seeking the wisdom of the universe, constellations or the beauty of the moon. To the horizon at sunset when the mountains meet the sea like two lovers in a long embrace. But where do you gaze when you don’t want to see? When up, down and beyond offer no invitation? This is where imagination can be a refuge, and a lack of sight can offer the beauty lacking in your immediate world. Turn your eyeballs into your mind and pull the memory of a place you want […]

August 17th, 2016

Posted In: Ecotherapy, Mindfulness

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