Posted in Another Way of Thinking

Three Best Meditation Practices

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Do you feel overwhelmed by too much information about the best meditation practices?

The hype on proper meditation makes things confusing.

Do you tell yourself you “should” meditate but cannot find the motivation?

Do you want to meditate because you desire to reap the benefits of a calm mind, but you find it difficult to fit into your life? (more…)

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Emotional Release Through Body Work

 

woman in warrior poseWhat does this mean?  Emotional release through body work.

The idea of emotions stored in the body is not new.  Alice Miller (1923-2010), a psychologist who was a child survivor of Nazi Germany, was one of the first to bring this to light.  She wrote several books on the subject, but her ideas were put to rest until recently.  Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) also understood that women’s “hysteria” resulted from sexual abuse, but he waylaid this path and went the way of alter egos and parent-hate as the cause of our problems.  His thinking has been the basis for therapists for the last one-hundred years.  It is time to put his practices to rest. (more…)

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Stopping Self-Sabotage

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Do you sometimes feel like you are your own worst enemy?  Do people get in the way of your plans?  Do you give in to the pressure of others?  Victim behaviors are learned responses to the people around us.  Stopping self-sabotage is a matter of identifying the signals we give that shout “victim.” (more…)

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Stuck in a Thought Rut

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The next time you are stuck in a thought rut with deep, dark thoughts, try this mindfulness exercise to chase the darkness away

Stop and look around. Going into nature is the best, looking out a window is second best, but even your office cubical has interesting things to focus on. (more…)

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The Meaning of Healing

How do you know when you are healed? What exactly is the meaning of “healing?”

A cut heals into a scar. We say the cut is “healed,” but the reminder is there in the form of a scar. Is a scar a form of healing?  Physical scars are usually a tear in the skin – whether a big tear or as a knife wound, or a small tear – a prick of the finger with a pin.

Our bodies have an amazing capacity to rejuvenate and grow. Growth is one of the requirements of a living organism. Growth and reproduction.
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