The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy

15 Uncommon words that will help you create a richer, fuller experience of your mental health “Words often represent a very partial, and sometimes misleading, account of what we actually feel.” David Wallin   A word is not really just one word. Let’s say that you travel to Hawaii on an 8 hour plane ride … More The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy

An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a mindful way to treat disorders _____ Author: Deborah Serani Psy.D. Originally posted Feb 22, 2011 on Psychology Today Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps you accept the difficulties that come with life. ACT has been around for a long time, but seems … More An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Let This Moment, Whatever Moment You Have, be Inspired by Dr. Seuss

Do you have a moment? Or does your moment have you? If you have to ask At least ask nice, nice, nice. Words are fun. Words are cool. But remember that words are not the world They are just the pool. So go out my friends Go out, by going in.   Don’t hold too … More Let This Moment, Whatever Moment You Have, be Inspired by Dr. Seuss

Give Your Words a Rest for a Minute and Let Your Experience Speak

Yesterday’s post talked about how we can be so immersed in words, that we are like fish in a fish tank with water made of words. Your words are important to help you understand yourself and your experience. But think about how often you just don’t have the words to explain something: a remarkable sunset … More Give Your Words a Rest for a Minute and Let Your Experience Speak