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 Perhaps you read my book, “How To Stop Negative Thoughts.” (or maybe you bought it but um… it’s gathering dust on your beside table? if you’re anything like me, you might feel a little sad for the inanimate critter, it’s being neglected! might be time to pick it up, eh?) Perhaps … More “What are those de-looping steps again?”
The Mind Loops Blog – March 2021 I just went through a very stressful couple of months: I moved. Shall I say more? As I dealt with all the complexities (inner and outer) of moving to a new home, I was reminded ever-so-clearly why I DISLIKE moving so much. Physically, psychically, emotionally… it’s exhausting. I … More 3 Ways To Nourish Yourself During Stress
The Mind Loops Blog – Jan 2021 New Year’s is always ENLIVENING for me. I love the process at the end of the year to think back about what happened… how I grew… what achievements I accomplished… whom I love and why. I have a specific Q&A process I do as a Yearly Review. Then … More The Power of INTENTION and ATTENTION
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 – Sept 2020 – This is the first in the “What If “series The words, “What if…?” are two of the most anxiety-producing words in the English language. We yank out these two simple words whenever we start worrying about something. Where does it lead us? Down the horrendous pit of … More WHAT IF… Your Life Actually DOES Matter?
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
We all want to SURVIVE this pandemic… but what if you could even THRIVE during it? If you (or someone you care about) are experiencing anxiety, depression, loneliness or stress during this Covid crisis and lockdown, I hope you’ll join me for a LIVE Zoom event May 16th, hosted by Seattle IANDS. While this time … More How To THRIVE during the Pandemic: Live Zoom Event – Sat, May 16th
It’s time to dump the OLD STORIES about our selves and be on-board with our authentic selves. We’re soon starting a New Decade. All of us need to be on-board with our best, truest, deepest, most loving and authentic selves. It’s time to dump the OLD STORIES about ourselves that we keep alive with looping … More De-looping: Live Online Event With Barbara – Dec 19th
[NOTE: This is Part Two of a 5-part series: “To-DON’T List: 5 Things To NOT Do If You Want To Be Happy.”] You’ve got your To-Do List. But what about your To-DON’T list? Those are at least as important as the “Do” ones. Today we cover the second one on the list… “The longer you … More Replays Are For Your DVR, Not Your Negative Memories – So Let’s Stop Replaying Them!