Try these daily exercises to maintain mental wellness, make good decisions, and continue to look out for and support each other.
Truth is the remedy. Knowledge — accurate, relevant information — can help us make reasonable decisions in the face of so much unrest.
Participation is the last of the “what” Mindfulness skills. It is the natural extension of Observe and Describe. Anyone can sit on the sidelines observing an experience and describing it. Immersing oneself in the experience invites us to be authentic participants in our own lives.
Achieving mindfulness involves HOW we focus and WHAT we focus on. This time we will be learning how to observe what we focus on with each experience.
We are all wired with an internal alarm system that alerts us to potential danger. Put in terms of mindfulness, sometimes Emotion Mind will take over without our consent. The biological structure responsible for generating Emotion Mind resides in the most primitive portion of the brain. The amygdala sits just on top of the brainstem …
Wise mind is a blend of both emotional and rational minds. It is where experience peace, calm, and our inner truth, free from the opinions of others.
The experience of fear is felt when chemicals are produced and released by the amygdala. The amygdala is a tiny, pea-shaped organ deep in the center of the brain.