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Practical Mindfulness Tips for a Happy Thanksgiving!

                          The holidays.  Just the thought brings up a lot of feelings and emotions. As I write this post, I'm thinking about the person and people who are getting ready for today's family gathering.  You know, the big family Thanksgiving feast that offers [...]

2019-12-11T21:06:24+00:00

Who Does Anger Serve

Anger and Forgiveness Anger and Forgiveness.... How can we forgive people who’ve done horrible things? Our judgment on the act is a reaction of anger. Can forgiveness and justice co-exist? When something bad happens, we seek justice. We want the wrong-doer(s) to pay. But who made us the justice police? I’m not saying [...]

2019-12-11T21:00:58+00:00

Anger and Forgiveness

Anger and Forgiveness   Anger and Forgiveness.... How can we forgive people who’ve done horrible things? Our judgment on the act is a reaction of anger. Can forgiveness and justice co-exist? When something bad happens, we seek justice. We want the wrong-doer(s) to pay. But who made us the justice police? I’m not [...]

2019-12-11T21:02:22+00:00

We meet people from all walks of life, with different education, backgrounds, and careers. Recently, Dr. Deb met with a person who is recently divorced after 50 years of marriage. Throughout the years he relied on alcohol to suppress stress. His question, "Why did it take me so long (to decide to make the change)?" [...]

2017-01-09T16:21:50+00:00

Survivor 2 Warrior: Part 2

2 of 3 Video Series: Survivor to Warrior Dr. Deb Lindh Transform Stress into Something Valuable – Post-Stress Growth, Grow Resilience, Happiness and Peace from the Pain, Hurt, Fear, Disappointment, Frustrations, Being and Feeling Stuck, and Effects of Stress.  Series Includes Second Step; moving from "why" and asking "what" to transform our stress and see [...]

2019-12-11T21:07:18+00:00

Survivor to Warrior: Why

1 of 3 Video Series: Survivor to Warrior (including the Why Game Questions...which is located at the end of the blog) Dr. Deb Lindh Transform Stress into Something Valuable - Post-Stress Growth, Grow Resilience, Happiness and Peace from the Pain, Hurt, Fear, Disappointment, Frustrations, Being and Feeling Stuck, and Effects of Stress.  Series Includes First [...]

2019-12-11T21:08:11+00:00

Mindful Eating – You are what you eat

We know a lot about what to eat (fresh fruits and vegetables) and what not to eat (yeah, the whole bag of potato chips).  But what about the how, what, and why of eating mindfully? Combining the how we eat, what we eat, why we eat with mindfulness means that we eat with awareness.  It’s [...]

2019-12-11T21:21:50+00:00

Commitment

During this time of flux, commitment is in the forefront. The question to ponder, reflect, and ultimately answer is: Are we willing to do whatever it takes? This is different than hooking on details, history, past decisions, mistakes, goals, etc. When making this decision, we can no longer hold on to what prevents us from [...]

2016-11-21T18:37:31+00:00

8 Ways to Live Mindfully

Mindful or Mind Full? As Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D. (1990) states, “mindfulness is moment-to-moment awareness” (p. 11) where we pay attention to the things of ordinary life giving us new insights to our lives through relaxation, awareness, being present, and through insight. Perhaps your mind is full with endless to-do lists, resolutions, and other stuff like [...]

2016-11-21T18:37:31+00:00