Darla Romano, M.F.T.

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Browsing Archive: February, 2017

Finding Common Ground

Posted by Darla on Saturday, February 11, 2017,
After the election of Donald Trump, many of my clients came in shocked, upset and afraid.  Apparently the voices of pain, anger and hardship of many people in the red states felt largely ignored by the politicians of both parties and they decided to choose the “populist” businessman to be their president.  It left many of us on the West Coast scratching our head in dismay. Trump said many racist, sexist, homophobic, anti-Islam, xenophobic and hateful rhetoric during his campaign, but it d...
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Why Facing Fear Can Help Relationships

Posted by Darla on Saturday, February 11, 2017,
The word mindfulness has become a familiar word in our culture.  Being mindful gives you awareness about what is happening in the moment.  Am I feeling hot or cool?  Comfortable in this chair?  Focused or distracted in my work?  Relaxed or tense in my relationship?  Our observing mind can give us lots of information to guide choices.  And so why would being mindful of our fear help us in our relationships and life?

Tara Brach gives three important reasons in her workshop, “Facing Fear to De-...

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