You know the story that I’m talking about. It usually starts with “he always” or “she never.” Our brains are wired to notice the negative it seems. And we usually practice telling this negative story over and over. Then we build stories around the negative events and look for more evidence to prove what we believe. Yuck!
The good news is that we have smart thinking brains. Ah haaaa. When we want to, we can make a conscious effort to change or re-write our stories. During the time of grieving is a great
Mindfulness is so simple to know how to do it and so difficult to remember to practice it. My favorite way to practice it is to notice everything in the present moment that I can take in with my five senses: touch, vision, hearing, taste, and smell.
The first thing is to breathe. The best way to take a deep breath is by first breathing OUT
I am a health and happiness psychologist. I had an amazing opportunity to care for my late husband with dementia that brought everything into focus: love, purpose, healing, self-care, and living without regrets. You can read more of my story here.
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