Take A Mindful Breath This Holiday Season

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How many times have we made up our minds that this holiday season “we are going to be good”. We begin to plot and plan and make up a thousand different scenarios in our minds about what we will and what we won’t allow ourselves to eat, only to find ourselves abandoning our best plans […]

Free To Be Me: Awareness, Acceptance and Action

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Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional. —Buddhist saying I am a psychotherapist. I have the sacred privilege of witnessing the process of growth and transformation in my clients. It is holy work as I watch my clients move beyond limiting beliefs and learn to live more masterfully. My hope for them is that they become […]

A Special Soup Story (Recipe included)

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My husband and I have long been fans of Middle Eastern restaurants. We love the wonderful, innovative dishes, the flavorful seasonings and the hospitality and friendliness of the Middle Eastern people. We feel lucky to live in a diverse area like Metro Detroit and marvel that despite our political differences we live together in peace […]

Introducing Renee Hinkins – Local Licensed Professional Counselor

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Depression, anxiety, addictions, or eating disorders are a few things that many women may have to deal with in their lifetime. If you or someone you love is dealing with something within, you can turn to Renee Steiner Hinkins, a licensed professional counselor with national certification and a psychotherapist that practices in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. […]