A Meditator’s guide for dealing with difficult people, mindfully

MEDITATOR’S GUIDE FOR DEALING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE MINDFULLY By Giovanni 1 Commentmeditation, personal growth Our relationships with people can often be challenging. We all have “difficult people” we need to deal with. It can be a source of pain, stress and frustration. How can your meditation practice help you deal with them more skillfully? In … Continue reading A Meditator’s guide for dealing with difficult people, mindfully

6 practical ways to practice being present – mindfulness tips

How many times has my body been in a wonderfully enjoyable  place while my mind was stuck in a worried, angry or fearful place? In Zen Habits, Leo offers some great tips to enjoy the NOW! Mo 6 Practical Ways to Practice Being Present Posted: 14 Oct 2016 07:43 AM PDT By Leo Babauta There … Continue reading 6 practical ways to practice being present – mindfulness tips

DBT- could it help you too?

I've been in Psychotherapy for a number of years and don't plan to quit anytime soon!  I feel it gives me some of the best skills in handling life and the accompanying stress that comes along with it. In my several years I have learned much about dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) Once an area that … Continue reading DBT- could it help you too?

Buddha’s Brain

Today I began reading the widely-acclaimed book, Buddha's Brain, which explains the anxiety/stress reaction in masterful detail and in a way I can understand. I now agree that, "pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional." I have practiced and lead meditation for years, but seeing the positive neurological effects in black and white has me … Continue reading Buddha’s Brain