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 […]

The Power of Doing it Now – Transforming Procrastination Into Action

Psychology researchers define procrastination as the “voluntary delay of intended action with the expectation of a possible worse outcome.”  Are  you a procrastinator? For most procrastinators the problem began way back in childhood. There may have been a very specific incident that occurred the first time you procrastinated. For me I have a very clear […]

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 […]