Nothing wrong with a little doubt. Leonard Cohen said it well, “Everybody knows that the boat is sinking. Everybody knows that the Captain lied. Everybody knows that the war is … Continue reading Braindead
The more we think about our ambitions, the more addicted we become to hubris. Ideas such as, “I can save the world, and others should collaborate with my vision of … Continue reading Subtle Withdrawal
Physical hygiene was once a breakthrough in healthcare. Poetry and painting, hygiene of sound and light, will one day be accepted as standard protocols for good health, just like exercise … Continue reading Light and Sound
Many people who appear to be functioning completely normally are actually suffering from a debilitating disorder which causes them to not recognize what is happening while it happens. It is … Continue reading The Truth is Positive
While giving someone one of my business cards the other day, I stopped to look at it. I had forgotten how enigmatic my stated profession sounded: Self-Healing and Self-Expression. The … Continue reading What is the self?
Why do I do things that are against my better judgement? Because I am addicted to how they make me feel. How to free oneself from addiction? Discover what relief … Continue reading Home Alone-Quality Time with the Alter-Ego
Everyday living is an art. We all are creative all the time, though we may not realize it. When something becomes an art, one is aware of what one is … Continue reading Art As Ceremony
We all want to love and be loved. Longing for love is the most primal, universal, and natural human tendency. The irony is, what we long for is always with … Continue reading Caring is the Only Daring
Dear Jorge You died. With your daughter beside you, not alone in your bed where I saw you the last time. I massaged your legs which cramped for hours, brought you … Continue reading Can We still be Friends?
Welcome! Thank you for visiting. HEALING SESSIONS My approach to therapy combines relational, expressive, existential and contemplative approaches, tailored to meet your goals. ART CLASSES I teach Art to children, adolescents, … Continue reading Asra’s Online Gallery and Blog
Judging from the outward behaviors, it would appear that flamenco and mindfulness meditation couldn’t be more dissimilar. The lived experience of them is not so far apart, I believe. Bear … Continue reading Aren’t flamenco and meditation opposites?
The most painful moments in our lives can be the greatest opportunities to self-actualize and heal, when we have the proper support. Flamenco music epitomizes the kind of attitude it … Continue reading Got flamenco?