For every action you take, you have a story you tell about why you do it. It’s a reason. And it’s false.
The NYC Subway system is predictable in its unpredictability. Last minute changes and reroutings can test our patience. Here’s how mindfulness helped me navigate a more calm commute.
What if you could eliminate anxiety and depression without drugs or other lengthy processes? It‘s completely possible, and requires just one simple change.
We cannot attain freedom through pursuit or acquisition. Freedom is attained only through letting go. The first step to is to take an honest look and acknowledge what’s in the way.
Try to find a person who doesn’t at times tell himself or herself a false story based on comments that others make. The problem is not that we do this, but that we often don’t recognize it, and we allow that story to drive a wedge in our relationships.
How do you know when you’re ready? And does it matter?
Flying trapeze. Firewalks. Trampoline. Skydiving. I’ve mastered the art of acting in the face of fear in situations where the evolutionary “fight or flight” response is working as designed: to warn me of situations that are actually a threat to my life and well-being. But this is different.