Embracing the Journey of Relearning After Grief: Rediscovering Life’s Colors.

Evgeni Tcherkasski Grief is a powerful and complex emotion that accompanies losing a loved one. It can leave us feeling shattered, disoriented, and uncertain about our future. However, amidst the darkness, there is an opportunity for growth and relearning. One of the complexities of grief is that the

The various effective approaches and therapy modalities for Complex Trauma.

  “Traumatized people chronically feel unsafe inside their bodies: The past is alive in the form of gnawing interior discomfort. Their bodies are constantly bombarded by visceral warning signs, and, in an attempt to control these processes, they often become expert at ignoring their gut feelings and in numbing awareness

The boosting effect of animals in humans. 

Alice in wonderland is my name. "The household cat is really a tiger that has underwent three counselling programs." Valeriu Butulescu What science says about the human-animal bond: A study published in a UK medical journal in 2016* shows that pets are an important source of support in

Mindfulness focused grief therapy.

Mindful Walk. Photo, Margarita.   "The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeing new landscapes but in having new eyes." Marcel Proust What are the origins of Mindfulness? Mindfulness has its roots in Buddhist meditation. The concept of mindfulness takes us back to the Pali words sati,

Attending to the language of our body during grief.

"The body is a multilingual being. It speaks through its colour and its temperature, the flush of recognition, the glow of love, the ash of pain, the heat of arousal, the coldness of non-conviction. . . . It speaks through the leaping of the heart, the falling of the spirits,

Seasonal Affective Disorder amidst the Covid-19 pandemic. 

The post-holiday elation is upon us. Photo: Ana Sgambato & Margarita Rabinovich, 2019 "Winter friendship." I wonder if the snow loves the trees and fields, that it kisses them so gently? And then it covers them up snug, you know, with a white quilt; and perhaps it says

Grieving, a hero’s journey to the core of your being. Turning the experience of grief and loss into one of worth and meaningful clarity.

Photo: Margarita, 2019 “Wings are for landing.” “The only choice we have as we mature is how we inhabit our vulnerability, how we become larger and more courageous and more compassionate through our intimacy with disappearance, our choice is to inhabit vulnerability as generous citizens of loss, robustly and fully,