Tired of being unhappy – how to establish positive feelings?

Are you tired of feeling a certain way? Left out? Useless? Wrong? Sad? Unhappy? Tired? Lonely? ​Powerless?Or... ​​what is your feeling? ​ ​That thing you just cannot do any more? Maybe you feel powerless, like nothing will ever change, no matter how many times you ask/nag/complain/plead/manipulate/guilt/shame/moralize someone into becoming what you want, changing into your idea of how it should be. Essentially…

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Anxiety, fear, sadness and regrets

These four things - anxiety, fear,  and regrets - are the most general symptoms of a life devoid of mindfulness. The bigger problem, though, is that doctors and psychiatrists have mostly a "prescribe a mood altering pill" approach to naturally occurring feelings, which may temporarily help us through a dark spot, but in the end just exacerbate the problem. Now…

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About feeling blah… and how to change it.  

  ​​Today's post involves homework for you. Ha! I want you to reflect a bit on what you want most in life. Go on, just write down between three and five things, those things you know will make your heart sing, the things that make life worth living, the wants and needs that give meaning and hope and joy and…

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Feelings… fear them or embrace them?

We have this overriding fear of feeling our negative feelings. We will do anything not to feel them! We will stuff them down relentlessly with distractions. We will build thick  walls to keep out the possibility of being hurt again out. We will deny their existence. We will prevent hurt at all costs by over-controlling every minute detail we possible…

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