Category: Mindfulness

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How to Use Mindfulness to Ease Negative Emotions

I’m very pleased to welcome my first guest blogger, Debbie Hampton, fellow blogger at The Best Brain Possible.  Most of us welcome sadness and pain about as much as a root…

Death Mindfulness Relationships

We Will Be Forgotten

We’re now well into fall, and each week our changing relationship with the sun is apparent. Few things mark the passage of time like the coming of spring and fall,…

Mindfulness

7 Myths About Mindfulness

By now most of us have been introduced to the concept of mindfulness—the idea that by focusing our attention on the present, and bringing an attitude of openness and acceptance to whatever is happening, we…

Mindfulness Relationships Stress

The Doctor Will Hear You Now

Dr. Alec Spencer Knew That to Listen Is to Heal On the wall above my desk are pictures of many of my ancestors, including Dr. Alec Spencer. Born in 1915…

Death Dreams Mindfulness

Why Dreaming About Death Isn’t Such a Bad Thing

I had once been told you can’t die in your dreams, but I learned years ago that you can. In my own death dream I was on an airplane and…