Aargh! Recently I woke up at the ridiculous hour of 4am LOOPING on the fact I haven’t yet gotten the movers to pay for the damn sticky tape residue they left on my 1856 antique credenza. LOOPING. Again… and again… and again… “I’ve procrastinated on this for 3 months! Will they say, ‘Too late slow-poke!’… … More De-loop Worries & Anxiety (time sensitive, y’all!)
Ever get T-R-I-G-G-E-R-E-D? Oh gawd… Haven’t we all? 😦 What a disaster it FEELS like to be triggered, and what disasters we CREATE from that state. We blow up, chew out, make hasty decisions, drive erratically, put ourselves or others in danger, connect with weird people, experience regrets, get pounding headaches, trash things we’ve created … More H.A.L.T.! When You’re STRESSED and Feel Like Kicking Someone’s @$$ – and Do This Instead
It’s a sunny day, you’re enjoying your drive, listening to great tunes. You start merging onto the freeway… but the muscle car in your lane ain’t slowin’ down for NO ONE – even though your on-ramp is short and the guard rail looms into view. You scream a few Hail Mary’s* and yank the steering … More Stoic Wisdom To Deal With Anger & Stress
The Mind Loops Blog – Oct 2020 People can be mean. That’s it. That’s the tweet. People will be bullies to your face, and behind your back. They’ll be bullies to people they’ve never even met before. Have you ever read the comment section on a YouTube video? The bravery people have with anonymity is … More How To Keep Your Cool Around Mean People
The Mind Loops Blog – July 2020 I am stunned by the intensity of the divisiveness between people these days. You say one comment about wearing a mask (no matter which side of the debate you’re on) and you’re condemned and personally insulted; you make a concerned comment about the environment (or any other trigger … More No More Giving Away Your Power
The Mind Loops Blog: July 2018 – Be Like a Dog and Let It Go I’ve already written about the importance of treating yourself like a dog… Now it’s time to talk about the importance of BEING like a dog – and modeling how they so elegantly let things go. On my walk this morning, … More Be Like a Dog and Let It Go
The B-Blog: The Presidential Election: How To Get Along With People From the “Other Side” – Nov, 2016 The other day I dropped by the Talent Agency I belong to, and struck up an inspiring conversation with a fellow actor I didn’t know very well. The connection was great and I was thinking how fun it … More The Presidential Election: How To Get Along With People From the “Other Side”
Imagine for a moment… …that you have an oxygen tank strapped to your back. You’re floating around in the ocean somewhere admiring a gorgeously bizarre sea creature… When some diver dude with a ‘muscle car’ type body suddenly swims up to you out of nowhere, ‘tailgates’ you, bumps into you, and then flips you off … More Is Your Energy Tank Leaking?