Tag Archives: mindfulness

Behavior change is difficult

Your mind works like this. It is really hard, at times, to learn new ways of doing something you’ve done for a long time. Behavior change is difficult. It requires focus, persistence, and patience. Watch the short video- it’s a cool way to illustrate the point.   http://www.5by.com/staff-faves/posts/lW8/the-bicycle-nobody-can-ride-smarter-every-day

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Managing Your Narcissism – There can be change, there should be hope.

Managing Your Narcissism Preface to any narcissists reading this: By recommending that you read this I am not intending to imply that you are ignorant or deficient in some critical manner. There’s a good chance that you already know a lot about the topics I mention here. However, at a basic level, narcissism is a […]

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The Two Discriminations

The human mind is awesome. Humans can create wonderful, glorious things. We have the ability to think abstractly and intuitively- we can imagine things and possibilities far beyond what is here at the moment. Language, our verbal world, gives us the means to communicate, contemplate, compare, evaluate—all the stuff you need to do to write […]

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There is no way to inner peace; inner peace is the way

There is no way to peace; peace is the way. -A. J. Muste There is no way to inner peace; inner peace is the way. -Me Commentary: When we are alive, we are doing something in every moment. Even when the body is still, the mind is usually up to something- thinking, daydreaming, planning, etc. […]

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Test how self-compassionate you are

Test how self-compassionate you are. This is a real test that is used for psychological research, by the way. Let me know how you scored. Copy your scores at the end of the test. Post them here as a comment if you are comfortable with that or email/message me with your scores. Here’s the test […]

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