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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
6 Ways the Limbic System Impacts Physical, Emotional, and Mental Health
By Zawn Villines
The limbic system is a set of brain structures that plays a role...
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...
20 Cognitive Distortions and How They Affect Your Life
By GoodTherapy Staff
Our circumstances don’t define us. Regardless of what happens in life, we always have the power to choose our attitude....
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...