A New Way To Disagree

Ellie ZarrabianUncategorized

A New Way for Couples to Disagree “I feel resentful when you don’t do some of the chores around the house even though you are not working right now and I’m working sixty hours a week.” Chris complains to Alex in their conscious coupling session.On the surface, anyone hearing this comment would agree with Chris. If Alex is not working … Read More

Conscious Parenting

Ellie ZarrabianUncategorized

A New Way to Parent… Conscious Parenting Between seeing clients at the office, starting a new teaching position and being a full time mom, I was finding myself too preoccupied and distracted at home last week. My oldest daughter came up to me one afternoon and asked me if I would play with her. I responded, “Sure how about later.” … Read More

Intimacy In Conscious Coupling

Ellie ZarrabianUncategorized

Intimacy in Conscious Coupling Ellie Zarrabian, Ph.D. Founder and Spiritual Director www.centeronpeace.com www.centerpeaceproject.com 310-498-3573 The attraction between conscious couples is an intense, fiery, passionate and unwavering magnetism that is felt between the two regardless of their age, size, looks or status in life. This kind of interaction has nothing to do with sex either. Although if they choose to physically … Read More

Conscious Relationships – Being Conscious Ruins Self Medication

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Conscious Relationships Being Conscious Ruins Self Medication Ellie Zarrabian, Ph.D. Founder and Spiritual Director www.centeronpeace.com www.centerpeaceproject.com 310-498-3573 “I hate connecting with myself when I am about to self medicate” says one of my most diligent and conscientious clients, Evan (not his real name.) Evan is in his late thirties and has been self medicating most of his adult life by … Read More

Conscious Relationships

Ellie ZarrabianUncategorized

Conscious Relationships  Why it is Difficult to be Conscious Ellie Zarrabian, Ph.D. Founder and Spiritual Director www.centeronpeace.com www.centerpeaceproject.com 310-498-3573 I’ve been practicing mindfulness for more than twenty years. You would think twenty years of practice would make it easier to live consciously. Yet, both personally and as a professional working with others, I find that living consciously is a daily … Read More

Mindfulness Meditation

Ellie ZarrabianDr. Ellie Speaks

Mindfulness Meditation - Centerpeace Project

I find that mindfulness meditation is a great counterpart to being in therapy. I often teach the basics of meditation to my clients who are dealing with anxiety or depression as a way to help them close the gap between sessions. Sometimes waiting for a whole week to see your therapist can seem to take forever and the period in … Read More