I felt good that I could bring value to his life but also a little bad that I could be seen as the bearer of bad news! After all, sometimes life goes by and you can be in happy denial until someone points out that something might be wrong. [Read more…]
Follow your heart is great advice… if you even know what’s in your heart. [Read more…]
There’s a spiritual or philosophical correlation between an event that happened to you in your past and what is happening to you today. You may not recognize the significance of your behavior today, but when you are able to make the connection between present behavior and prior emotional events, it’s like plugging a lamp into a socket and watching light fill the room. The circuit between the past and the present becomes linked and negative emotions can diminish or disappear. It sounds a bit “out there” but there is a process to go through if you want to try it out yourself. [Read more…]
Are you annoyed by affirmations? It’s how I start off every show. I take a few minutes to explain why that is.
Also I talk about positive thinking and bridging the gap between emotions and reason. Next when you fear honoring yourself, what can you do? It’s great advice to tell someone: “Just honor your boundaries then you can start creating the life you want!” Which of course is something I say all the time. But what if you are just too afraid to?
Finally I read a letter from an adult child of an alcoholic who felt that his playfulness was stripped away because of the state of fear he lived in growing up in an alcoholic household. Enjoy this longer than normal episode of The Overwhelmed Brain.
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With so many paths to a destination that seems impossible to reach, it’s hard to believe we can ever get there at all! I’m referring to peace, of course.
Attaining a peaceful mind during a chaotic moment can be an exercise in futility, but is there any reason you can’t attain peace between the chaotic moments in life?
I think we think too much between those moments, and it’s time to access a less stressful space so that we can at least connect with ourselves before the next big crisis hits.
Time to learn some simple realizations of a peaceful mind so that we can let go of stress once in a while. [Read more…]