Mindfulness

Practising mindfulness daily can literally change your brain. With each mindful activity or meditation that you practice you are re-wiring your neuro pathways. Neurons that wire together, fire together. This is true for both negative and positive experiences. Practising mindfulness moves one into the optimal range of their nervous system, therefore, calming their nervous system….

Radical Acceptance – Freedom from Suffering

“Acceptance is the only way out of hell”  Linehan Freedom from suffering requires acceptance from deep within what is. Let yourself go completely with what is. Let go of fighting reality.  Pain creates suffering only when you refuse to accept the pain Deciding to tolerate the moment is Acceptance Acceptance is acknowledging what is To…

Mindfulness Watching

Relaxing 3 Hour Video of California Ocean Waves Watch the waves fully Notice your thoughts Without judging your thoughts. Just notice them. Return to watching the waves Notice  your thoughts as if you were a bird in the sky noticing a tree below you Without judging your thoughts. Simply notice. Return to watching the waves…

Self Destructive Behaviors

Why do we pick our skin? Why do we pick our scalp until it bleeds? Why do we pull our hair, bite our fingers nails until they are raw, bleeding and down to the bone? Why do we cut? Why do we starve ourselves? Why do we eat too much? Sometimes we play video games…

Internal Sensations: From Foe To Friend

For many of us, internal sensations are the enemy. We spend most of our time doing anything and everything to avoid sensations. A heart flutter, butterflies in the stomach, hot or cold flashes, chills, or burning in the abdomen, can send us straight to panic, or worse, a panic attack. When the sympathetic nervous system…