Your most difficult experiences can be your greatest teachers. For article, “5 Ways That You Will Grow From Your Most Difficult Experiences,” click on photo
Guest Post by Rezzan Hussey • • • The book on which this post is based, the Happiness Trap, features on this list of 35 Life Changing Self-Development Books to Read ASAP. In terms of approaches to dealing with the unbearable suffering of being alive, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy offers a refreshingly pragmatic solution. As distinct from other … More 10 Things you Need to Know about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
In the past few days, we have been talking about recovery and how to respond to difficult life experiences. This article is a little like a first aid kit for when you feel like you are ready to lose your mind because you are facing painful thoughts or emotions, difficult memories or trying situations. Can … More The 3 Most Important Things You Can Do When You Feel Like You Are Going to Lose Your Mind
Your most difficult experiences can be your greatest teachers. According to research, there are at least five ways that you will grow after trauma, challenging experiences with shame, depression or anxiety, or from addiction recovery. Appreciation and gratitude for your life, your work, your relationships and your experiences. Relationships with others, a deeper sense of … More 5 Ways that You Will Grow From Your Most Difficult Experiences
Growth and learning from your most challenging experiences can help you to excel ___ This article is part of my series on growth after trauma or other difficult experiences. For other related articles, see the links at the bottom of this article. • • • If you have faced trauma or other difficult experiences, more … More 4 Habits that will Make Your Every Day Experience More Valuable than College
I once worked with a young man in a residential treatment program who was experiencing significant stress and conflicts, both internally and in his relationships. On a particularly difficult day, he asked me “Is there a pill I can take to just make this easier?” I thought for a moment, then responded “I don’t know … More Trying to Live a Pain-Free Will Keep You Stuck
Learn to let go of your inner “Yes-Butter” and instead listen to your inner “Yes-Better” ___ Your mind is very good at being a “Yes-Butter.” You can tell that your mind is Yes-Butting when it judges you, disputes and constantly reminds you of your shortcomings, failures and various “issues.” We began yesterday’s post with a … More 6 Workouts for Your Inner “Yes-Butter”
For article, “The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy” click on the photo.
Scientists estimate that you think 70,000 thoughts each day. No wonder why you feel tired! 70,000 thoughts, yet all that I can get out of my 17 year old is that his day was “fine.” It takes 15 minutes of work to get one word. Getting to the other 69,999 might just drive me nuts… … More Are Your Words Getting in Your Way?
Is the shorthand-version-of-your-day helping you to live the life that you want? Or is it getting in your way? For article “The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy” click on photo.