Tag Archives: mindfulness

Self-Assessing Your Degree of Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a wonderful practice for everyone to participate in. Anyone can practice mindfulness during waking hours, regardless of surroundings. Sitting in silence for five minutes on a daily basis has been shown to have significant effects on lowering the … r

Three Mindful Ways to Respond to and Overcome Boredom

“Live the mystery by beginning to perceive what average eyes fail to notice.” – Dan Millman We live in a world of incredible opportunity: we can travel like no other generation in history; we can communicate with each other in … r

The 4 Disadvantages of Mindfulness

Mindfulness refers to bringing one’s complete attention to the moment without judging one’s thoughts. In my psychiatry and coaching practice, many people benefit significantly from it. It helps them clear their mind and focus on the present. When they are mindful, … r

5 Ways Mindfulness Can Relieve Your Chronic Pain

As scientists prove the many benefits of daily mindfulness practice, more Westerners are getting interested in meditation. A recent study found that 8 percent of Americans meditate on a regular basis. Although meditation is one of the most popular mindfulness … r

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5 Strategies to Get Over the Fears Holding You Back

How often do you feel like you are your own worst enemy? You frequently may find that what stands between you and the life of your dreams is… you. I have been a psychologist in Los Angeles for over three … r

How to Overcome Emotional Apathy And Fill Your Life With Joy?

Anger isn’t the opposite of joy. Neither is sadness. People who lead joy-filled lives also can experience negative emotions. However, it is the absence of emotions that blocks joy. Unfortunately, too many of us have allowed ourselves to live in … r