Posts Tagged ‘therapy’

compare/despair – a toxic habit

Posted on: December 19, 2011

One of the most common and most destructive mental habits that I see people suffering from in my therapy practice is that of habitually comparing themselves to others – and feeling terrible in the process. To do this occasionally is normal and unavoidable; however, when this occupies too large a part of one’s automatic psychological… Read More…

centering practice

Posted on: November 30, 2011
taming the monkey mind

It’s all too common these days to hear people refer to some aspect of their behavior as “Oh, that’s my ADD” (attention deficit disorder). The reason? Basically, the new norm is for people to regularly feel scattered, to experience daily life as a hyper-busy rush of being behind on everything – all the while feeling… Read More…

awareness – acceptance – action

Posted on: November 1, 2011

I went to a two day conference last week on “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy” given by Steven C. Hayes. I have to say that I was pleasantly surprised with how much I liked his presentation – not only the information but also how he presented it. Most importantly, he came across as a real person… Read More…