Using Your Senses to Gain a Richer life

 

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Our senses are the way we interpret and experience the world. We gather information about our experiences through our senses. For many of us, these senses have become dull and numb, and we wonder why we aren’t experiencing a life of more quality and richer experience.
The practice is simply to be more present to our five senses in this moment: What am I hearing? seeing? feeling? tasting? smelling?
Read the full article @ PsychCentral  Using Your Senses to Gain a Richer Life.
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5 Mindful Attitudes to Help Overcome Fear and Anxiety

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Fear and anxiety are attempts to get our attention so we can overcome, heal, grow, and move forward in life. The longer we avoid their nudging, the louder and messier they become. When we can bring our awareness to that which calls our attention, instead of fighting or fleeing, we are drawn into health, freedom, and courage.
Read the full article @ PsychCentral  5 Mindful Attitudes to Help Overcome Fear and Anxiety.
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Mindful Treatments for Rumination

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Rumination is a mental habit which leads to a fixation on flaws and problems, thus extending a negative mood.
With continued attention to our problems, we become obsessed with our pain and can retreat from life. We stop eating (or eating more), sex drive disappears, sleep is disrupted, we are tired all the time, life is dull, and we do less and less.
Read the full article @ PsychCentral 5 Mindful Treatments for Rumination

 

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Opioid Road to Success

 

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Hi Everyone,
I have so many clients who feel (think) that a taper from Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) is impossible, and I’m here to tell you it’s not. 
I have an article over at The Fix. Check it out, and get yourself a dose of hope and success. 
Read the full story here: Opioid Road to Success: Tapering Off Methadone.

 

Laura