A Sensitive Healer’s Journey from Depression to Radiance

We hear a lot about a genetic predisposition to depression. My take on this from personal experience is not that we are predisposed to be depressed, though that may be the end result, but that we are predisposed to sensitivity. I am a sensitive person. I am also a healer. The two go hand-in-hand for […]

Healing Emotional Trauma that Has Held You Back from the Life You Want through Amate Growth Work

Is this finally the year that you heal the emotional trauma that is holding you back from living the life that you want? Is this the year that you finally do the work required in getting “unstuck” from the emotional trauma that derails you every time you make progress. There is a lot of talk […]

It is not about goals, but about the process

Goals We all hear a lot about how to set goals and how to achieve them. Information on this topic is everywhere. You may by now be a very good goal-setter, writing down long- and short-term goals that are measurable, and reviewing them everyday. I learned to set goals early on in life. I remember […]

Self Talk: a simple-to-use tool to end depression

Take stock of the self talk you have First, begin to notice what is going on in your head. What is it that you are saying to yourself? What negative messages are you giving yourself on a regular basis? Do you berate yourself for things you did in your past or left undone? Do you […]

Free and easy to use mental health hacks that are mood boosters and help you get the most out of life

Living in Boulder, Colorado, I appreciate all the amazing natural amenities that this area possesses. There are so many natural mood boosters that this state has to offer. That’s why it is the ideal location for the Amate Institute Boulder, providing the perfect combination of optimization for the mind, body and spirit. However, anybody can […]