Some clients come to me and ask for help with improving of maintaining their cognitive skills. I use self-hypnosis to help me to concentrate and focus and I teach these clients to do the same. However, we all know, our … Continue reading →
This article is a contribution from guest contributor Ryan Rivera Anxiety is a manageable, and in many cases curable condition. But it’s not something that can disappear on its own. Traditional therapeutic approaches to anxiety have their place, but many … Continue reading →
Sleep as close as possible to complete darkness.
Keep the temperature in the bedroom of around 70 degrees Fahrenheit or lower.
Avoid the flashing lights and images of the TV prior to going to bed.
It is important to be mindful of your mental states at all times.
During times of high stress get out of bed and make notes in a journal.Continue reading →
Mindfulness teaches us to focus attention on our breath and to observe our sensations, emotions, and thoughts.
Mindfulness therapy is effective for relieving anxiety and improving mood.
When a negative thought pops in your head, say to yourself, ‘There’s a thought. And feelings aren’t facts.
Thoughts have a less intense grip when you are an observer.Continue reading →
One of the things that truly amaze me about how the minds work is the way thoughts affect the physical body. To illustrate this, sometimes during speaking engagements, I ask my audience to close their eyes and imagine a lemon … Continue reading →
I am reading The Time Paradox by Philip Zimbardo and John Boyd. They present an interesting model of time and our relationship with it. The state that there are six time orientations; past-negative, past-positive, present-fatalistic, present-hedonistic, future, and future-transcendental. In … Continue reading →