Mindfulness. I talk about it often and it is all the rage, especially right now with the pressures of a pandemic. It does offer some amazing benefits in that it allows us to defuse from a thought, come into the present moment, and increases our ability to accept what is. Though it should also be... Continue Reading →
What is unique about Team Positive: How to Build Support for Someone Dealing with Chronic Illness, is the focus on what caregiver should do.
One of the first tools I introduce in working with those dealing with a chronic, life-altering challenge (as well as just about any anxiety-induced problem) is this simple mindfulness ritual. The goal is to begin to strengthen the ability to remain in the present moment. This includes being able to notice when the mind shifts... Continue Reading →
While writing Team Positive: How to Build Support for Someone Coping with Chronic Illness, I would often find articles like the following: My Friend’s Cancer Taught Me About a Hole in Our Health System https://nyti.ms/2U2ezYY The situations that he outlines here are exactly a few of the major reasons why I was compelled to write... Continue Reading →
In working to develop support for a difficult diagnosis, I have played around with a large range of products available on the market. One of the most useful tools I have come across would most certainly enhance the information in my book, Team Positive, How to Build Support for Someone Coping with Chronic Illness, would... Continue Reading →
What I have for you today is a cool little experiment and you can probably do this right with your cell phone. If you've got your cell phone and you've got one of those photo books, go ahead and grab that, go to your gallery and see if you can find a whole bunch of... Continue Reading →
Latest video discussion a concept to keep in mind for your mindfulness practice. Topic takes a closer look at your thoughts and feelings and reminds the viewer that while we have thoughts and feelings, we are not our thoughts and feelings, as well as why this is important to understand. https://youtu.be/QgTLEvy_hMI
I probably don't need to tell you since you are most likely often aware that our inner critic, that voice which is constantly critiquing everything we do and even what we think, is a very strong voice. In the right situation, this voice is quite useful, but the rest of the time, it is just... Continue Reading →
Hey All! New video describing a quick three minute mindfulness exercise to help with intense emotional situations and reoccurring thoughts. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/EczvDDvAxY0
What would it be like to have the ability to broaden your perspective to bring more into your realm of understanding? What would it be like to have a different way to be able to connect to other people, see the conversations for what they are? Is this the kind of life that you would like to build for yourself? For your family and for your community? If so, then I highly suggest looking into integral theory.