Rather than Distract Yourself, Learn to Change Your Relationship With Your Triggers

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Healing is Not the Absence of Pain, but the Freedom to Live

For article, “A New Definition of Emotional Healing: Acceptance” click on photo. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest and best of my writing. … More Healing is Not the Absence of Pain, but the Freedom to Live

Rather Than Avoid a Trigger, Change Your Relationship With it!

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Struggling with a Trigger Means That You Care About Yourself and Your Decisions

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How to Respond to Emotional Triggers using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

​ Using the SINCD tool to respond to your triggering thoughts and emotions ___ You have felt it. Your heart is beating. You feel flushed. You may be frustrated, stressed or you just had a fight with your significant other or your kids. You crave relief of the tension because somewhere inside you something feels … More How to Respond to Emotional Triggers using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Why Expecting Yourself to Always Be Better is Ruining Your Life

Expectations will wreak havoc on your health and this is how you can change it. ___ If you’re treated a certain way you become a certain kind of person. If certain things are described to you as being real they’re real for you whether they’re real or not. James Baldwin For years I have been … More Why Expecting Yourself to Always Be Better is Ruining Your Life