Browsing Tag

Wednesday Wisdom

Mindful Living Personal development Wednesday Wisdom

Leaves on a Stream Exercise

Leaves on a stream exercise to let go of thoughts causing emotional distress

Leaves on a stream exercise is a soothing  cognitive defusion practice where we learn to let go of thoughts that cause emotional suffering. Sometimes we are so bogged down with our thoughts that they gradually appear true—it’s like we convinced ourselves they were real. Also referred to a cognitive fusion, this can build up to such an extent that it prevents us from living our lives and interferes with our routine. Cognitive fusion keeps us stuck in this miserable pattern…

Continue Reading

Do you enjoy your own company
Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

Do you enjoy your own company?

Sometimes you just need to disconnect and enjoy your own company. I enjoy interacting with people—but I also enjoy my own company. It is a wonderful feeling to spend time with myself, enjoying a sense of peace and silence…

When Opportunity Knocks, how do you respond?
Mindful Living Wednesday Wisdom

When Opportunity Knocks

Ever sat back and mused with regret over not opening the door when opportunity knocked? Over lost opportunities? That wonderful opportunity you didn’t or couldn’t take? Any you missed this week? Why did you miss them? I’ve had moments…