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 [...]

Dealing with Stress…Build Resilience with Mind Body Interventions

Stress. One doesn’t have to search too far to find volumes of information about what stress is, how stressed our society has become, how it affects our bodies, our lives, and our occupations. As healthcare administrators, a “new normal” of [...]

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 [...]