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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Five Ways to Talk with Your Kids So They Feel Loved

These warm, nurturing messages need repeating over and over again with our children.

By Shauna Tominey

Posted on Mar 20th 2019 at 10:57 pm

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What You Think About Your Emotions Matters

Our underlying beliefs about emotions—whether or not we’re aware of them—can affect our happiness in life.

By Jill Suttie

Posted on Mar 20th 2019 at 10:51 pm

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How to Make Meditation a Daily Habit

Six steps to add meditation and awareness to your daily routine.

By Jack Kornfield            ...

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Embracing Curiosity

By Melissa Eisler

Curiosity can be defined as “the desire to learn or know about anything.” When I think of curious individuals, I think of people who are...

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Dialectical Cognitive Therapy: A Path to Inner Acceptance 

Contributed by Tom Rhodes, MFT

Most of you as clinicians, and likely some among you as prospective clients and curious...

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