Mindfulness is a practice. The practice is the only way to be present.

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Mindfulness is the raw human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. While mindfulness is something we all naturally possess, it’s more readily available to us when we practice daily.

Whenever you bring awareness to what you’re directly experiencing via your senses or to your state of mind via thoughts and emotions, you’re mindful. And there’s growing research showing that you’re actually remodeling your brain’s physical structure when you train your brain to be aware.

Writing strategies for the busy writer

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As a busy writer with so many different responsibilities on your plate, self-care may be one of the last things on your mind.

However, self-care is essential to your physical, mental, and emotional well-being because it alleviates stress, improves psychological health, and boosts creativity, clarity, and productivity.

If you’re not taking the time to care for yourself, you could be headed for burnout, chronic stress, and issues in your relationships.

If you don’t have a whole lot of free time to devote to caring for yourself, you’re in luck. Even if you only have 10, 15, or 20 minutes to…

Temperaments and Personality Disorders

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What is Introversion?

Introversion is a normal variation in temperament. Introverts are born rather than made. In general, introverts “refuel” by taking some time to be by themselves. They often find prolonged contact with other people draining. This is in contrast to extroverts who find being with other people invigorating.

The combination of several client interactions and family each day leaves me completely empty. I can only describe it as a low mood and feel as If I want to find a space for myself to declutter…

Emotional regulation is one of the best skills you can practice

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The One Thing You Can Control

Gaining “control” of your emotions is all about developing self-awareness. The one thing we cannot control is what happens to us. However, we get to choose how to respond. That’s powerful.

I believe in that power because no one or nothing can harm your mindset unless you give it the opportunity. Things happen, but how you choose to address them makes the difference. Behave in a way that aligns with your values or doesn’t; they’re your emotions to own.

Food for Thought

Think about this: Have you ever ruined a date with someone by throwing a tantrum and hurling judgment because your date…

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When we are not being careful, we can quickly get into the habit of thinking negatively, not just about the world, but about ourselves as well.

Unfortunately, negative thinking can lead to discontentment, depression, and anxiety.

In order to think positively and develop a healthy relationship with yourself, it is important to speak affirmations each and every day.

These affirmations help remind you of the truthful facts about how valuable your life is. After a period of time, you will begin to believe these ideas and build your confidence.

In this article, I will share eight positive affirmations that will…

Limits only exist when you create them in your mind.

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With confidence, everything’s possible, and without it, almost everything seems impossible.

  • What do you do when certainty eludes you?
  • How to regain your confidence back again?
  • Can we restore our self-belief?
  • How do you get your flow back?

These are the simple questions that I try to answer when others ask me about confidence.

Confidence Re-imagined

Unforeseen circumstances throw life into chaos, and the most precious of all ingredients that fuel us, confidence, appears to shrink. Sometimes, this is hitting rock bottom. …

Gaining Self-Confidence: Tips You Need To Know

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Some people have no problems being confident in themselves and their abilities. They can strut their stuff without a second thought. They are seemingly successful, beautiful, healthy people whose drive to succeed never falters. Unfortunately, these people are few and far between.

Many of us suffer from a lack of self-confidence. It is human nature to be more critical of ourselves than we are of other people. Many of us also fear becoming narcissistic or self-absorbed. …

5 Reminders I Use To Keep Social

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2020 is coming to a close and I realize that I no longer prefer to be social. I feel as if I am going mute.

Here’s the backstory:

I am an introvert. If you’re not familiar with the introvert and extrovert personality types, visit here and read this.

However, Dr. Jennifer Kahnweiler, author of The Introverted Leader: Building on Your Quiet Strength says the basic understanding of an introvert is that introverts are people who get their energy from spending time alone.

Embrace curiosity to live a full and empowering life

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It is beneficial to know what career you want and have a plan to get there.

Likewise, it’s acceptable to deviate and step outside of a monotonous routine to expand on your interests.

If you’re like me, you may not have a “typical” resume because you have tried many things.

Even if you are not like me, you have likely done various hobbies in your lifetime; some hobbies for money and some solely for fun, and the best things for both.

Many of the side interests I’ve done have failed, and many have worked by traditional standards.

In my eyes…

How meditation is added to my daily check-in

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I usually write things down or go for a run to clear my head and reset my moods.

However, meditation has provided me the best natural healing.

Meditation is the process of calming the mind. It is useful when you have a lot of thoughts to handle in your head.

You can use meditation to help bring clarity, calmness, and concentration.

It is attributed to the practice of self-awareness, it aids your immune system, and it has been discovered that it even slows aging and ultimately leads to overall happiness.

The aim of meditation is to feel relaxed yet focused.

Jonathan Printers Jr.

Procrastination is your friend. Learn to get along. Psychotherapist. A collection of my favorites & thoughts. (@modern.therapist) lnk.bio/entrepeneurcl

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