Category Archives: daily skills

Feelings, thoughts, and emotions

I think a lot of `our problems’ are because language is so…well, problematic.  Writing this blog, I’ve been noticing that I’m using the phrase, ‘I’m feeling like…and then following it with a thought’ – and I’m implying there’s a connection … Continue reading

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Checking-the-facts and Problem-Solving

Hi there.  So, I’m going to give you a quick update.  Quick because I’m in physical pain, and my brain is having a hard time thinking logically. Last time we chatted I was upset about an email response I’d received … Continue reading

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Participation…or Judgment and Misery

Well, one might think the choice would be easy.  But not with this brain!  Being judgmental can be really….among other things, satisfying. I have a bit of a twisted relationship with gyms.  I’m usually a member of one, but I … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Resources, as promised

FYI:  Bob Stahl is an MBSR teacher and trainer…and, Thich Nat Hahn also has cd’s available.  Jon Kabat-Zinn is just…well…almost everything I’ve read or heard by him has just been really down to earth and helpful…although I wouldn’t recommended his … Continue reading

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Mindfulness and Meditation, Jon Kabat-Zinn

I’m going to write a little bit about Mindfulness…what it is, and what it isn’t. Some people equate Mindfulness with meditation; but they’re not necessarily the same thing.   Meditation may be one form of mindfulness – depending on what the … Continue reading

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