We have the ability to “reboot” our brains and make new neural pathways. Let’s explore some techniques to empower your brain to reset itself.
Transcendental meditation (TM) is a form of meditation that involves going beyond, or transcending, thoughts to experience being alive in a fundamental way. Underneath the loud surface layer of thoughts lies that state of Being, an enjoyable place of stillness beyond our conscious awareness. TM is a method to reach that deeply calm place.
You can certainly benefit from the input of others, but not if it means squishing your inner voice. Your life is yours and yours only. You are in the best position to know what is best for you. Don’t let the expectations of others get in the way of being true to who you are.
What is Emotional Reactivity? When we feel stressed, angry, or hurt, we tend to react impulsively. We are in a state of fight-or-flight and tend to react emotionally, that is, …
Here’s a quick guide to the most widely-practiced therapeutic approaches: CBT, DBT, Psychodynamic, Humanistic, Gestalt, Person-Centered therapies.
Misconceptions have plagued the mental health field for decades. In the information era, though, it’s easier than ever to fact check many of the most common myths about treatment for depression, anxiety and beyond. Even with search engines at our fingertips, misconceptions still persist. If you’re considering therapy but have reservations, it’s worth exploring the truth behind many of the most common myths about the process. Here are five:
No matter how hard we try to create a world for ourselves that is rational, predictable, and under our control, things still go wrong. Reality is unpredictable and lacks regard for our feelings. Traumas, big and small, repeatedly interfere with our lives.
Being Present means being fully conscious of the moment and free from the noise of internal dialogue. It’s often associated with feelings of stillness and peace. Sensations often seem sharper. …