I recorded this short guided meditation to offer an easy kind of “Mindfulness 101” practice. It works as a stand-alone experience or as a way to get into a settled, open state of mind for writing or reflection. It can also support relaxation before bedtime. I record custom meditations and guided visualizations for my clients […]
WRITE A LETTER YOU DON’T SEND Write a letter freely, without editing, to someone with whom you have unfinished business, or to someone you imagine would be a friendly audience for your thoughts. Some people work stuff out with their parents (or children) this way, without ever sending the letter, or with people who have
Most of us didn’t grow up learning how to take care of difficult feelings and it’s rare that adults are able to model this well. So many of us arrive into adulthood with more emotional reactivity and more emotional avoidance habits than we need. Small things set us off and we can get to feeling
When we circle around and around on a topic in a tight, repetitive way — that’s ruminating. Our minds will try to convince us that we’re solving a problem when we’re actually just stirring the same tired mud puddle. And often the feeling tone of rumination is negative, whether it’s worry, regret, or self-criticism. Problems
This little illustrated PDF guide is kinda delightful. Good for sharing with kids as well. Applies just as well to regular daily life as to times of heightened stress.