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You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf-- Jon Kabat-Zinn

Sat, 05/04/2019 - 21:05

Racing thoughts

Don’t let your thoughts rule you -- learn to rule your thoughts. A restless mind has many effects that can include trouble sleeping, poor decision-making, anxiety and even depression when left to run amuck. The Buddhist term “Monkey Mind” stems from the observation that left untamed, our minds' natural state can tend toward being unsettled, restless, indecisive and uncontrollable. Sometimes called the “racing mind”.  

Here are Four ways to work at calming your “racing mind”

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The Power of Words

Thu, 05/24/2018 - 23:56

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words may never hurt me!” I believe most of us, if not all, are familiar with this saying. Sadly, this saying is inaccurate, especially in regards to the words we use with our children. 

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