Posts tagged Health
Comparing your pain to others?

Sometimes pain comparison is an act of consciousness. It's an empowering way to refine your thoughts and create your reality and practiced gratitude. And sometimes...pain comparison only numbs out our truth.And sometimes...pain comparison only numbs out our truth. And when we numb out, we dumb down. We become less conscious, and less useful to those around us. Denying your personal pain won't lessen other people's suffering...

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My travel tips: Rose water, keyboards, peppermint, and mantras

I’m on a few airplanes every year. “Few" is a relative term. Maybe a lot of airplanes. And, having five planets in Virgo (tho’ my Sun is in Gemini, FYI), I like things just “so.” I love my systems, my best finds, my compartments, and my comforting things. (This is way less neurotic than it sounds.) Here’s how I keep it all together and cozy on the road...

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Want to make new mind grooves? How to re-pattern your neuropathways (PART 1)

I used to wake up every morning with a very specific, very negative vision of the future. It was a painful picture. I needed to make it stop. I was in Manhattan visiting my friend Terri Cole, who's a psychotherapist and life coach, when I asked her: "What’s with this fucked up thought pattern?" Well...

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the grand pep talk: decide to rise (refer to this when in doubt, or sick & tired.)

I'm all for mental health days. And gentleness. And I think the world should take the month of December off. And for the love of God, a 4 day work week would revolutionize the collective human spirit and thusly, healthcare. But this pep talk isn't about taking it easy, this is about another form of self care: doing whatever it takes...

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