There is pain, and then there is suffering. Our attitude towards our experience makes the difference, so let's explore how we might approach pain.
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Personally, my idea of sitting in meditation is appealing; the effort required to stay focused and at ease is not....
Like mindfulness itself, listening takes a combination of intention and attention. Here are some tips that might be useful.
Compassion is the recognition of suffering and the desire to ease suffering in ourselves and others. Why is it so important?
Once we cultivate the capacity to be more mindful in our day-to-day relationships with our mind and the life that unfolds around us, many new possibilities arise.
You can choose to believe the stressful thoughts or question them and choose another line of thinking. You can pause and observe your own experience.
How can we shift our relationship with our mind and not fall victim to habitual habit patterns of reactivity? Here is a four step process we can follow.
Recovery is ongoing and requires a creative approach as we make new choices each day that build a life of purpose and meaningful connection.
You should know that meditation has some drawbacks if you like staying where you are in life.
Intuition is the key to allowing joy to bubble up from the depths of your being. Explore how to influence the course that your life will take.
Although seldom done to intentionally lie, exaggerating and using absolutes potentially creates communication problems, plus fails to support cultivation of a personal practice of living ethically.
Studies of addicts reliably find extremely high levels of all kinds of childhood trauma and chronic stress, including physical, sexual and emotional influences.