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 →
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.
I thought I would take a moment to introduce one of my favorite approaches into building better self-awareness, both for myself (I have been using this technique since I was introduced to in back in 2004) as well as in session with those I work with. What is fantastic about this tool is the ability... Continue Reading →
What is the main job of the mind? I ask this question a lot since it is typically one of the main attributes which needs to be addressed in working with others (and myself) in that we often get stuck in our thoughts because of our minds primary job. Think about those times when you... Continue Reading →
While it's true that if you can consistently practice anything, and dedicate time to it, it becomes a stronger skill and mindfulness is no exception. However, mindfulness, unlike the gym, doesn’t require extra time, just adding the concept onto whatever it is that you are already doing. The following are examples of little ways you can add mindfulness to your day and before you know it, you too can reap the benefits of such a practice.