5 Actions to Comfort, Soothe and Feel Better! “Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” —Dalai Lama Whoo!! Are we over the stay-at-home thing yet? Or, are we settling in? What a crazy time and despite the conflicting information –should we re-open or not, are we wearing face masks or not,
“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.” Psychotherapy Magazine July/Aug 2020 One of the struggles I’m having in these divisive times is how to bridge the right/wrong politically charged moments that occur between friends, colleagues or strangers. It’s a good struggle. I’m learning a lot and I’m not alone in this
Couples Conflict: How to Deal with Conflict in a Win Win Way “Many marriages would be better if the husband and the wife clearly understood that they are on the same side.”– Zig Zigler Let’s face it – relationship isn’t all roses and smiles. Once the initial courtship buzz has worn off, it takes work to
Messages from Lynn – 3 Ways to Feel Better! Whoo!! Are we over the stay-at-home thing yet? My journal shows day 47 of being AT HOME. What a crazy time and despite the conflicting information –should we re-open or not, are we wearing face masks or not? (my mask protects you and vice versa). Then
COVID 19 Stress, Substance Abuse & Relief with Tapping Technique Is it possible to FEEL BETTER even though the stresses and strains of staying at home, job uncertainty, kids underfoot and spouses…being extra together? Yes. While Tapping Technique won’t change situations, it can help you cope better. Effective coping is really important. Tapping Technique can help
“In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path – the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love.” – Amit Ray If you are feeling confused, sad, angry, anxious, mild depression, you’re having normal feelings. If anxiety or depression get worse then please reach out for help. In California call 211 and you’ll be
Is it possible to live in a state of JOY every moment of the day? I wish. But, it is possible to have the skills that allow you to more quickly and easily move stress and upset through so happier feelings rise to the surface again.
Joy training for the addictive brain? Yes, it’s possible I’m happy to say. I was at my brother Lee’s 12 Step N.A. meeting when he got his 1 year chip. Yeah Lee!! There were 100 people in the room celebrating each other for their hard work to stay sober from 1 year to 28 years.
Holiday stress, anxiety and depression are relapse triggers for the newly sober and just plain stressful for recovering folks depending on the health and sanity of your family. While the Holidays can be a fun, family time, for many, they are also a sad, depressing, no family time. See picture – is this your family?