Category Archives: Lisa's Articles

Rising Strong

By Lisa Anyan Smith, PhD   “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Articles, Lisa's Articles, Mind-body-spirit Integration | Leave a comment

Take Two Laps Around the Block and Call Me in the Morning

  by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph.D. Years ago, as a budding mental health professional, I took a job at a residential treatment center for emotionally and behaviorally challenged youths.  I lived and worked alongside teens at a rural camp, where we … Continue reading

Posted in 2014 Articles, Anxiety, Depression, Lisa's Articles, Mind-body-spirit Integration, Physical Health & Wellness | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Letting Go

by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph.D. “If you love something, set it free.  If it comes back to you, it’s yours.  If it doesn’t, it never was.”  This quote, widely attributed to Richard Bach of “Jonathan Livingston Seagull” fame, conveys the … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 Articles, Grief & Loss, Lisa's Articles, Relationships & Intimacy | Leave a comment

Book review: The Mindful Way Through Anxiety: Break Free from Chronic Worry and Reclaim Your Life, by Susan M. Orsillo, Ph.D., and Lizabeth Roemer, Ph.D.

A book review by Lisa Anyan Smith We live in a stressful world.  Anxiety is a part of the human condition. Many people complain of feelings of anxiousness, ranging from occasional mild worrying to full-blown anxiety disorders such as Generalized … Continue reading

Posted in 2011 Articles, Anxiety, Lisa's Articles, Mind-body-spirit Integration | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Transitions

by Lisa Anyan Smith, Ph. D. “I watch the ripples change their size But never leave the stream Of warm impermanence and So the days float through my eyes But still the days seem the same” ~ David Bowie, “Changes” … Continue reading

Posted in 2010 Articles, Career Planning & Life Direction, Lisa's Articles | Tagged , | Leave a comment