Or 21 days? How long have you had an uninvited thought, worry, or concern invading your mind along with the other 60-80 thousand thoughts you have every day? [Read more…]
Practising daily is habit forming. Just 21 consecutive days is all it takes to create the daily ‘you’ time habit. Once the habit is formed, and if you allow it to be, meditation time out can be just as much a part of your daily rituals as brushing your teeth. [Read more…]
Mindfulness is one of the easiest models, of behaviour to adopt, being useful both inside therapy sessions and helpfully, in your life generally. When you are living life, as we often do, on autopilot – moving from one task to the next, without any great thought (mindlessly), we start to preempt our next task, meeting, meal or whatever. [Read more…]
…that wasn’t a metaphor! Or was it?
Actually, a walk in the park, the riverside, through town or just walking rather than driving where possible can be helpful, emotionally and physically. But you know this, right? [Read more…]
Have you reached a stage in life yet, whereby you truly believe a perceived or actual failure is an opportunity to learn? Sure, that statement is a cliché. Yet, we still concern ourselves incessantly with succeeding every time in everything we do. [Read more…]
Meditating… requires no religious affiliation; meditation practise will bring you positive life altering changes.
“I’m unsure I could find a teacher, place, or the people to meditate with and even if I could, I feel too embarrassed.”
This wonderful introduction to mindfulness is by guest author Ashley Davis Bush, LCSW who is a psychotherapist and author of Shortcuts to Inner Peace.
It’s tempting to think that you need the tropical beach, the hammock by the lake, the walk in the woods, the yoga retreat or the special meditation cushion in order to feel the “ahhhhh” of inner peace. We all have certain props or places that we use to jump start that special sensation of anchored contentment. [Read more…]