I sometimes struggle with anxiety, and when I do, I often find that thinking certain loving thoughts and looking at colors relaxes me. So, I created this picture flow to share some of the ideas that help me the most. Maybe if you are feeling anxious, it will help you, too. There is a safe … Continue reading Mindfulness Meditation for Peace and Relaxation
Sometimes We Feel Like We Are Not Good Enough Comparison. Dejection. Depression. We have all been there before. We look at other people’s lives— their accomplishments, their relationships, their success--and we feel less than. We feel like we are not successful enough. We feel like we are not good enough. This feeling of not being … Continue reading Four Things You Can Do When You Don’t Feel Good Enough or Successful Enough
We worry a lot about what people think of us. We worry what they think about our fashion choices, our looks, the things we say, our level of success, and our particular interests or hobbies. Even the philosopher Heidegger speaks of The They—the amorphous, ambiguous atmosphere of other people’s judgments. We end up living in … Continue reading Five Reasons You Don’t Have to Worry About What People Think
All of us have days that are the absolute worst. We might wake up feeling awful and miserable, and we have no idea why. Sometimes, on the other hand, we know exactly why we hate everything , but we still do not have any idea what to do about it. All of these feelings can … Continue reading Five Things You Can Do When Your Day is Horrible, and You Hate Everything
This was me after the 2016 election. Also me. It got really bad in late January and February. I started doing things like this. And this. I turned into a churning stew of anxiety, anger, fear, and melancholy. I wanted to do something. To change something. I wanted to help. To make things better. But … Continue reading Five Really Good Things the President Taught Me (In Spite of Himself)
Most of spend a great deal of time looking for love. We look for others to love us, and many of us spend a great deal of time figuring out we can better in some way so that we can finally love ourselves. I think it often feels like it is difficult to find love … Continue reading Love is the Oldest, Wisest Thing in You and in the World (Meditation).