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Elizabeth Gilbert & Marie Forleo on Fear, Authenticity and Big Magic

To feel uplifted and inspired, listen in as Elizabeth Gilbert and Marie Forleo talk perfectionism, why you shouldn’t strive to be fearless, and unpack the keys to living your most creative life. Don’t miss this Big Magic episode, it’s one of our all-time favorites! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyUYa-BnjU8&app=desktop...

Self-Confidence Versus Self-Esteem

Good afternoon!Today we are sharing an article from Psychologytoday.com. Enjoy!Self-Confidence Versus Self-EsteemSelf-confidence and self-esteem do not always go hand in hand.Posted Oct 19, 2015By Neel Burton M.D. People usually find it easier to build their self-confidence than their self-esteem, and, conflating one with the other, end up with a long list of abilities and achievements. Rather than facing up to their...

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation

How to Practice Mindfulness Meditation Mindfulness is important; how do we develop it? Written by: Karen Kissel Wegela Ph.D. Posted Jan 19, 2010 Shared from psychologytoday.com Cultivating mindfulness is the key to overcoming suffering and recognizing natural wisdom: both our own and others'. How do we go about it? Photo Courtesy of Lisa Schaewe, photographer Source: Lisa Schaewe photographer In the Buddhist tradition and in Contemplative Psychotherapy training,...

Genuine Acceptance

Good morning, Today we are sharing a great archive from Tara Brach: "Our capacity to accept this life is key to our freedom, yet there are many misconceptions about acceptance: People wonder, if acceptance makes us a doormat in relationships? Isn't acceptance akin to resignation? Doesn't it make us passive when what is needed is action? This talk explores some of the...

ETHICS OF TOUCH WORKSHOP

Calling all Social Workers Seeking Ethics CEUs! Sign-up today for out ETHICS OF TOUCH WORKSHOP, Tuesday, September 15, 2015 from 10 am to 1:30 pm. Participants will explore the development of a paradigm for assessing ethics and boundaries when hands-on techniques and other forms of physical touch are used in clinical interventions, as appropriate for a variety of mental health disorders. To...

5 Yoga Poses to Heal Emotional Pain and Calm the Mind

5 Yoga Poses to Heal Emotional Pain and Calm the Mind   Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years to strengthen and unite the mind, body and soul. When the mind and soul become out of balance, the body is also affected. In turn, physical wellness can affect and strengthen a person’s mental wellness. The two are so interconnected that many...