Blog by Dr. Eva Therapy

drevatherapy meditation

Dr. Joe Dispenza’s Meditation Retreat

My Meditation Retreat Last September I attended my first meditation retreat at Niagara Falls, NY. Led by Dr. Joe Dispenza where approximately 1,800 attendees joined for a week of daily meditation. It was a surreal experience and honestly, I was a bit embarrassed to tell my family and friends that...

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Eva’s Third Person Phenomenon

Eva wants to go down in history for one thing. Eva wants to end the speaking in third person phenomenon that afflicts parents worldwide. “Mommy would like you to put your shoes on” “Mommy is very upset”. Moms say it like it’s no big deal. But imagine we are taking and...

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Fall is a Time of Reflection and Change

Change is Coming. Welcome to Fall Season. You can feel it in the air, a change is coming. We look forward to harvesting the hard work we’ve put in throughout the year and letting go of that which no longer serves us. It is the moment to reflect and embrace...

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Timestamp.

Timestamp. It’s complicated. I’m in the line of work that talks about feelings. The good, the bad, the ugly. How often do we just want to get past the ugly ones and focus on the pretty shiny ones? Wouldn’t it be nice? Whenever we experience a difficult event in life,...

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Multitasking is a lie, sorry it is.

Multitasking is a lie. I know we would really like to believe it’s true because I bet most of us are doing a whole lot of that lately. But, the reality is that multitasking is really our mind switching from one task to the next ever so quickly that you...

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The Messy House and Keeping Up Syndrome

Messy House? Keeping up? Planning Activities? Ok, straighten your messy bun, pour a cup of coffee, read on. Many people fall into the trap of thinking that since they are home more often now, chores should be a breeze. However, what they don’t take into consideration is the amount of...

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Virtual schooling and work/life balance. 

Is Balance Really Possible? For those of us who look for balance and struggle to set boundaries, this moment will be a great lesson. Life at home feels like one long run-on sentence where everything sort of makes sense but by the end of it, you’re exhausted and you don’t...

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World Suicide Prevention Day

Perfectionism is a risk factor for suicide. Today is World Suicide Prevention Day. Perfectionism is a leading risk factor for suicide and suicidal thoughts. Living life with shame and constant blaming oneself for life’s shortcomings leads to low self-esteem and self-worth. Perfectionists tend to hold themselves to such high and...

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How to get kids to do chores around the house.

One of the most asked questions... How do you get kids to do chores around the house. Typically, parents decorate a beautiful sticker/chore chart with sparkles and candy scented stickers or stars... and get all ready to teach their kid the chores to the house. And the parent sits with...

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Welcome to the Kintsugi show!

Kintsugi is a Process It's 2020 and everything is cracked and needs some kind of glue to stick it together... do you know the Japanese Kintsugi process of repairing porcelain pottery with gold. The method highlights the cracks instead of disguising them or throwing out the piece altogether.Welcome to the...

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Day 1 2020 School Year

We made it through Day 1 of the first day of virtual school! Some of us anyway- some start next week or in September. I hope it went well. I know we have so many questions, so many doubts. This article from The New York times basically sums it...

drevatherapy anxiety

Spiraling Staircase Anxiety Keeps Moving

Where is your anxiety taking you? Anxiety can feel like falling through a rabbit hole of thoughts. One hypothetical situation leads to another and before you know it, you’ve planned out a grimly future five years from now. Two years ago, I visited Lisbon, Portugal. This trip was symbolic for...

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Mantras are a girl’s best friend.

Mantras are a funny thing. Mantras are a word or string of words stated repetitively to get you centered and grounded. To be more precise, to get you out of that frazzled out of control state to one nearing calm and focus. Many of us can recognize the “Ohm” recited...

drevatherapy anxiety

Is anxiety just our imagination gone awry?

Why is it that some highly successful and intelligent individuals suffer from crippling anxiety? Many people would assume that if you’re smart, you can think your way out of having anxious thoughts because you should know better. However, what’s hard to accept for some, is that being with your...

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Parenting like it’s Groundhog Day

Remember the movie Groundhog Day? We all feel this. The fogginess of the calendar, it can’t be. Has it really been two months, four?! We can’t even blame it on whether we are on a schedule or not- the days are going at warp speed and everything seems so hazy....

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Well, it could always be worse.

Worse? But is that how you want it to be? We’ve been saying and hearing a lot of that these days. Right? “It could always be worse.” Followed up by “It is what it is.” So it’s bad, but it could be terrible and let’s just accept the bad? Super...

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Boundaries!!

Set boundaries!! Stop the manipulation! Set your worth!! Ohhh, sounds so empowering, right? No one can talk to me that way anymore. I will show them! But boundaries will really show you. There’s an adrenaline rush just before you engage with a boundary crosser. The tribal drum music playing in the background...

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White lies are more harmful than you think. 

White lies are a slow painful death of the self. By definition, white lies means, “a harmless or trivial lie, especially one told to avoid hurting someone's feelings.” The idea relies on the premise that the only way you can hurt someone is by sharing with them information that would...

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Courage for Independence Day

Happy Independence Day! What kind of courage do you have? And what a bittersweet feeling to celebrate Independence Day in the midst of all of this upheaval. To celebrate our freedom within all of this unknown that is as deafening and distracting as the hoopla of fireworks. To celebrate our...

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Managing Your Emotions with Compassion

It is not about managing your emotions, it is about managing your reaction to your emotions - Yung PuebloManaging your emotions with compassion is the key to personal growth. Many times, when I am going through a difficult moment in my life, I tend to criticize my reaction. Not only is...