“Even when we cannot describe what we want right now, we still value something… Everyone values something, and what is valued can be observed in what people do with their feet-where do they get up and go to?” Patricia A. Bach PhD & Daniel J. Moran PhD* I am in recovery from investing too much time … More What to do When You Are Having a Rear-View-Mirror Day
What do you think, about how you think? How do you acknowledge but then ‘ignore’ unhelpful thoughts? I’d love to hear from you in the comments section. Keep it Real
Unworthiness can become both a castle and a prison. The high walls will keep you safe, but they will also keep you inside. For article, “Your Feeling of Unworthiness is Undermining Your Happiness,” click on photo. Photo courtesy of jjfirefox
Adulthood will replay childhood themes unless you leave behind the belief that you don’t deserve love, kindness, joy and the best life that you can create for yourself. For article, “Your Feeling of Unworthiness is Undermining Your Happiness,” click on photo.
Submitted by: Ben Sedley. You can learn more about Ben and his counselling practice at this link. Written by: Ben Sedley. You can learn more about Ben and his counselling practice at this link. Ben has also written an excellent book, Stuff that Sucks: A Teen’s Guide to Accepting What You Can’t Change and Committing to What You Can (The … More WANTED! The Word “Just”! For Killing Compassion.
Have you heard the statistic that women speak 20,000 words each day, and men speak about 10,000 words? Whether you have heard someone say this or not, it’s bunk. A myth. Statements like this only serve to perpetuate myths about gender differences. Maybe you are telling yourself, “If thoughts were worth money, I’d be rich!” … More Your Words are Not Your World
Sometimes we feel unable to do something, anything. We can’t breathe, we genuinely don’t know, we cannot take even one step, we are not ready to accept. And sometimes, saying we are unable can be a defense. Feeling temporarily unable protects us until we are physically and emotionally safe. But feeling that we are permanently … More Are You Unable or Unwilling? Knowing the Difference will Change Your Life
Why is it that we become so busy thinking that we forget to breathe? ___ How we are in relationship to our thoughts and emotions can make a huge difference in the quality of our lives and our health, both in the present moment and over time. Jon Kabat-Zinn How good is your mind with … More 7 Ways to Build a New Relationship With Your Thoughts
Changing your mind happens one thought at a time ___ Your thoughts. In recovery they are your friends. But some days… well, your thoughts can become an intimate enemy. Thoughts can get us into trouble when they become rigid patterns, or when we stop thinking about our thoughts and just react. In recovery thoughts are … More 10 Common Thought Distortions and How to Learn to Change Your Mind
For the article on how your feeling of unworthiness is undermining your healing and recovery, click on the photo above. 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 … More Walls Will Keep You Safe, But They Will Become Your Prision