Two Wings Therapy Blog http://twowingstherapy.com/ Blog posts for Two Wings Therapy en-gb info@twowingstherapy.com Copyright 2017 Dream Body, Dream World http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2017/01/dream-body-dream-world
A guided meditation practice to transform the stress-reactive body-mind.]]>
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 06:10:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2017/01/dream-body-dream-world meditation
The Book of Living http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/09/the-book-of-living
Ways we can prepare for death during our precious life.]]>
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 04:34:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/09/the-book-of-living article
Mindfulness Group for At-Promise Youth http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/06/mindfulness-group-for-atpromise-youth
Practices for eliminating doubt and performance anxiety in at-promise youth.]]>
Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:37:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/06/mindfulness-group-for-atpromise-youth article
Breath, Body and Open Field http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/02/breath-body-and-open-field
A meditation to help you let go and access deep acceptance.]]>
Mon, 22 Feb 2016 02:15:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/02/breath-body-and-open-field meditation
Alternate Nostril Breathing Visualization http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/01/alternate-nostril-breathing-visualization
Alternate nostril  breathing practice calms the nervous system, increases focus and shifts awareness between the left and right hemispheres of the brain....]]>
Thu, 07 Jan 2016 20:16:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2016/01/alternate-nostril-breathing-visualization meditation
Mindfulness of Mind: The Process Is As Real As It Gets http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/11/mindfulness-of-mind
How do we come to terms with something difficult to grasp?]]>
Sun, 15 Nov 2015 22:06:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/11/mindfulness-of-mind article
Confusion http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/10/confusion
May all things I gather under this impermanent makeshift roof be for the benefit of all beings everywhere....]]>
Sun, 18 Oct 2015 23:46:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/10/confusion article
Deep Breathing Visualization for Profound Support http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/10/deep-breathing-visualization-for-profound-support
Deep breathing practice calms the nervous system, increases focus and allows one to more readily access deep breath and therefore calmer states in times of stress and anxiety....]]>
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 23:11:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/10/deep-breathing-visualization-for-profound-support meditation
Mindfulness Of Breathing http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/09/mindfulness-of-breathing
A guided audio meditation to help develop attention, focus and clarity...]]>
Mon, 21 Sep 2015 07:34:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/09/mindfulness-of-breathing meditation
BodySensing: Full Body Relaxation Meditation http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/09/bodysensing-full-body-relaxation-meditation
A body sensing guided audio meditation for discovering your true nature...]]>
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 03:17:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/09/bodysensing-full-body-relaxation-meditation meditation
The Human Shaped Bubble http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/08/the-human-shaped-bubble
Losing the limited sense of self or the small self and trading it in for the power of openness...]]>
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 22:27:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/08/the-human-shaped-bubble article
Observations of Compassion and Coping Group for Youth http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/08/observations-of-compassion-and-coping-group-for-youth
A youth reported during the reflection (role modeling meditation) he saw his past deeds play out before his eyes and he came to himself as a role model or a potential role model...]]>
Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:39:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/08/observations-of-compassion-and-coping-group-for-youth article
Transforming http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/07/transforming
Like the Buddhist practice of Tonglen we breathe in the dull smoke of negativity, transform it at the heart and send out the transformed...]]>
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 22:16:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/07/transforming article
Healing Mentor / Role Modeling Meditation http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/07/healing-mentor-role-modeling-meditation
This guided practice helps you to call on the idealized role model to help support you when facing fears...]]>
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:56:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/07/healing-mentor-role-modeling-meditation meditation
Role Modeling Imagery Practice Part 3 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/06/role-modeling-imagery-practice-part-3
Personify the qualities you desires to possess...]]>
Mon, 01 Jun 2015 22:45:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/06/role-modeling-imagery-practice-part-3 article
Role Modeling Imagery Practice Part 2 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/05/role-modeling-imagery-practice-part-2
How do you wish to be in the world?]]>
Mon, 25 May 2015 04:42:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/05/role-modeling-imagery-practice-part-2 article
Role Modeling Imagery Practice Part 1 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/05/role-modeling-imagery-practice-part-1
A series of posts on using Tibetan Buddhist deity visualization practice in therapeutic non-Buddhist settings.]]>
Fri, 15 May 2015 17:33:00 -0500 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/05/role-modeling-imagery-practice-part-1 article
Depression and the Brain: Discovering Your Resources http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/02/depression-and-the-brain
When you're feeling sad and hopeless you tend to see things through the filter of your negative thoughts and feelings. There is hope...]]>
Sat, 07 Feb 2015 23:47:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/02/depression-and-the-brain article
Equanimity Guided Meditation http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/01/equanimity-guided-meditation
A meditation to build inner strength and resources in order to engage with the human community. A healing reflection to help you deal with difficult people.]]>
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:19:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/01/equanimity-guided-meditation meditation
Compassion Training and Coping Group for Youth http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/01/compassion-training-and-coping-group-for-youth link rel=
Sharing a proposal for a project I am working on  for at-risk youth, that may also be appropriate for adults.  It is a mindfulness and compassion based training utilizing body movement, visualization and meditation in order to help rewrite past destructive narratives and build coping skills.]]>
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:27:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2015/01/compassion-training-and-coping-group-for-youth article
Desire: Mind the Gap http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/12/desire-mind-the-gap
When desire arises in the imagination, it may feel like something we either need to satisfy (grasp) or push away. We often attempt to circumvent desire because we perceive it as too painful to bare. After all, who wants to be comfortable with longing for something we can never have?]]>
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:20:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/12/desire-mind-the-gap article
What Is Wisdom? http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/12/what-is-wisdom
Germer and Siegel describe wisdom as, "knowing deeply how to live". Is it that simple?]]>
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:21:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/12/what-is-wisdom article
What Is Compassion? http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/11/what-is-compassion
I like to define compassion as the noticing of another's suffering and seeing it as one's own with the desire to alleviate it.]]>
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 05:05:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/11/what-is-compassion article
Practice 1: Raising Your Childlike Self http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/11/practice-1-raising-your-childlike-self
This is a meditative practice for raising and liberating your childlike self, reflecting on the life span and continuing on in the world as a powerful and wise human.]]>
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 03:34:00 -0600 http://twowingstherapy.com/blog/2014/11/practice-1-raising-your-childlike-self meditation