We live in stressful times. Each one of us has our own struggles in life. Everyone, at some point or other, in their lives, is looking for ways to increase their happiness, sense of peace, and to create as balanced a life as is possible. Spirituality, for most people, plays some role in their understanding of their journey in this life. Key on this journey of life is learning to forgive – to forgive yourself and to forgive others. What is forgiveness? What makes forgiveness so important? Life Coach, A.J. Mahari, interviewed David S. Wilde to mine his wisdom and experience on this topic. A central ingredient in all healing and well-being.
In this excerpt from a workshop that Life Coach and author, A.J. Mahari, held with a group of her clients working on learning to create and practice skills that help them achieve healthy time and space for self and for spiritual connection and resting, relaxing, and re-charging A.J. begins to layout the work that lies ahead on the journey to taking physical space and time and transforming it to an inner equanimity.
Emotional dysregulation is a term often applied to the emotional experience of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) It is not limited to those with BPD, or even those who have any form of mental illness. Even people considered to have average mental health can and do experience emotional dysregulation. It is the absence of the practice and ability to live in and through emotional mastery.
The Canadian Mental Health System, according to The Globe and Mail Newspaper needs to be dealt with head-on. As editor-in-chief of the Globe and Mail, Edward Greenspon, wrote of Canada’s Mental Health Crisis, in an editorial Friday June 19, 2008, “Face it. Fund it. Fix it.”
Because women possess an innate ability to perceive an expanded range of feelings, thoughts, and experiences, we are adept at consciously handling several things at once. That doesn’t mean you don’t get frazzled and frustrated. It does mean you can feel even better and more productive by attentively, purposely, and nonjudgmentally staying in the present moment.
What is on your mind, that is to say, what you focus on, is what will shape and justify your experience of yourself, of others, and of life. More people are becoming increasingly aware that how and what they think creates their experience. However, for many who are in great emotional pain the connection might [...]
Just because I can – I will. Just because I can I must find a way. Just because I can I have a responsibility to … Just because I can it would be letting myself down not to … Just because I can means that I have choices to make. Just because I can let [...]
There are times in life, the journey and process that is life unfolding, when sadness is every where. What it is important to remember about loss from the past that is still being resolved is that the transformational process of growing through its resolution hurts and brings with it much sadness. That sadness is necessary. [...]
How sad and tragic the death of actor Heath Leger is. Such a young man and by all accounts a very nice and talented young man. Why can’t we just let him pass in peace? Why all the scrutiny? I was very saddened by the cameras madly flashing as Heath Leger’s body was taken from [...]