How to survive chronic pain, one moment at a time

By Deborah Barrett Ph.D., LCSW

Strategies from dialectical behavioral therapy that help with chronic pains.

Once we accept the reality of the current moment (however unpleasant it may be)...

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The Gap Between Knowing And Doing

By Debbie Hampton

Although the difference between the two words is just a few letters, the gap between knowing and doing can be as wide as...

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How to Be Present and Peaceful When You Can’t Stop Thinking

By Blon Lee

“Rather than being your thoughts and emotions, be the awareness behind them.” ~Eckhart Tolle

When I first...

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Social Media Dharma

Rather than viewing Facebook as a meaningless distraction, why not observe how we get caught up in and controlled by our mental and physical sensations online?

By Chris Towery

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Mindful Tech

Learn the benefits of breathing through your inbox.

   BY Wendy Joan Biddlecombe Agsar

You’re used to watching your breath on the cushion, but what about when...

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The Power of Pausing: Why You Should Give Yourself a Break 

By Cedar Barstow, MEd, CHT

There is power in a pause—a lot of power.

When asked why...

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6 Ways the Limbic System Impacts Physical, Emotional, and Mental Health 

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By Zawn Villines

The limbic system is a set of brain structures that plays a role...

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Why Understanding Mindfulness Doesn’t Make You Mindful 

By Sarah Swenson, MA, LMHC

As a therapist, I often hear from clients that they’ve read mindfulness books or downloaded apps. I...

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20 Cognitive Distortions and How They Affect Your Life 

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By GoodTherapy Staff

Our circumstances don’t define us. Regardless of what happens in life, we always have the power to choose our attitude....

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What's Compassion Got to Do with Mindfulness?

 

 By Melissa Eisler

This is a guest post, written by Sara Schairer, founder of Compassion It, a nonprofit and global social movement that...

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