Sherry’s Blog

On this page you will find articles about mind-body therapies and stress management that I have written for publications.

Being Authentic: Kindness, Not Nice-ness

Many of us are taught at an early age that we have to be nice in order to be loved and accepted. “Be nice” says the parent while disciplining a child. Nice is how we are conditioned towards others. We [...]

Time to Breathe

Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the challenges that take up your time on a day-to-day basis? Do you like the idea of implementing a few coping strategies to deal with daily stressors, but never really motivate yourself to actually [...]

Relaxation Therapy, Guided Imagery, and Hypnotherapy

Focused Relaxation: The purpose of Focused Relaxation is to help one re-connect with his/her inner self in order to alleviate stress and anxiety. How one perceives life and circumstances greatly affects stress levels, which in time can affect well-being. The [...]

Resolving Conflict Through Mediation

What is Mediation? Mediation is a process that gives people involved in a conflict the opportunity to resolve their dispute.  The process is confidential, creative, cooperative and constructive. In Mediation, an impartial, trained professional helps people negotiate directly with each [...]

Using Imagery with Frail Elders

Oh, what a year it has been! 2009 began with an opportunity to develop and implement weekly group guided Imagery programs for elders residing within longterm & transitional care facilities. Activity departments were re-named Integrative Personal Services departments to offer [...]