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An Old Cherokee Tale of Two Wolves

One evening an old Cherokee Indian told his grandson about a battle that goes on inside people. He said, ‘My son, the battle is between two ‘wolves’ inside us all.One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride, superiority, and ego. The other is good.

The Container Exercise – For Dealing With Conflict

The Container Exercise: Many years ago, I came across this simple yet powerful exercise for couples or anyone experiencing stress or conflict in a relationship. The greatest gift one human being can give to another is the gift of listening with compassion and without judgment. You don’t have to agree with what they are saying

How To Deal With Stressful Thoughts

Stressful thoughts pop into our awareness every day. For many of us, they tend to be persistent and cause uncomfortable emotions and bodily sensations. We try many methods to deal with these thoughts – we try to suppress them, express them, change them into positive thoughts, deny them, and distract ourselves. We even try to

Procrastination and how to deal with it

Procrastination is frequently a behavioral response to fear. The behavioral responses include avoidance of the task(s) or using distraction as a strategy to deal with fear. Either way, we are seldom relaxed when we procrastinate and this exaggerates the problem. Each procrastinator develops and responds to his/her own specific fears. In varying degrees we are

What is Mindful Inquiry?

Mindful Inquiry is about recognizing and removing our perceived obstacles that prevent us from living our lives fully. It is an invitation to identify and gently question those beliefs that stand in the way of our mental health, well-being and happiness. Read more...

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