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Marijuana to Regulate Emotions

If you struggle with alcohol, you likely know the consequences of over indulging. If you use marijuana excessively, you probably think the benefits outweigh the negatives. That’s because most chronic pot smokers use marijuana to deal with anxiety, depression, anger, and a variety of other emotions.
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A Mindfulness Lesson from my Granddaughter

I read my 13-year-old Granddaughter Kaylie’s Blog the other day. She wrote that she steps back from her emotions and examines them as if they were the emotions of a friend. I realized that she was describing an important lesson in mindfulness. Continue reading “A Mindfulness Lesson from my Granddaughter”

Your ex is not a Reliable Source of Info About you

This week I’ve had an influx of client’s going through a break-up. It’s heartbreaking because each person turns themselves inside and out agonizing over their ex’s parting gift; a list of all their faults and everything they ever did wrong. Continue reading “Your ex is not a Reliable Source of Info About you”

Hobbies as a form of Mindfulness

Hobbies play an important role in helping us stay present and in the moment. Before I learned Mindfulness, I thought a hobby’s only function was to prove I wasn’t boring at a cocktail party. After all, what practical reason could I have for filling my basement with miniature dollhouses? Continue reading “Hobbies as a form of Mindfulness”