4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear
February 28, 2017
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4 Simple But Powerful Ways to Work with Fear. Image by Steve Corey, Flying High - Surfer on big wavePhoto Credit: Steve Corey
A short summary of spiritual teacher Michael Grady’s excellent talk entitled “Facing Fear with an Inquiring Mind.” The key point being that fear isn’t something to get rid of;... Read More...
Branching Out: Toward a New Model of Trauma Recovery with Polyvagal Theory
October 6, 2016
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Peaceful by Andrea Portilla @ Flickr. Blog Post: Healing from TraumaPhoto Credit: Andrea Portilla
Trauma, in greater and lesser forms, is one of the most challenging aspects of the human experience. It could be a once-in-a-lifetime tragedy, like experiencing a devastating earthquake. Or, it could... Read More...
Fear of Fear
Courage and Fear of FearPhoto Credit: quinn.anya
Fear of fear is the most destructive force within us and around us. It is understandable to not want to be afraid. It is uncomfortable at the least and terrifying at its worst. And yet, we human... Read More...
Can Running Make You Happier and Smarter? Research on the Benefits of Exercise
September 17, 2014
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Photo Credit: Kevin Dooley
Engaging in exercise offers benefits beyond just improving your physical health or losing weight: exercise actually leads to positive changes in the brain! In this post, I’ll explain two ways that... Read More...
Psychology Tools: Schedule “Worry Time”
May 11, 2014
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Want to decrease the amount of time you spend worrying? Schedule “worry time.” It may sound counterintuitive, but employing this cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) tool can help you develop... Read More...
5 Minute Mindful Breathing Exercise
February 11, 2014
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Want to learn more about mindfulness? Try this simple exercise below. This mindfulness of breath exercise is based on the work Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD., founder of Mindfulness Based Stress... Read More...
Decrease Worry by Thinking Like a Scientist
February 2, 2014
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Worry doesn’t really serve a useful purpose, even though just about every human being spends time in this place, probably more than they would like. While there are many ways to work with... Read More...
Free Guided Meditations
January 16, 2014
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There are many great, free resources on the web for learning about mindfulness meditation – an ancient practice that is becoming more popular in modern times.  This page includes... Read More...