4 Things I Needed to Accept to Let Go and Heal After Trauma via @TinyBuddha

There are four things I needed to accept in order to let go and heal after the trauma of being imprisoned by my own family. Source: 4 Things I Needed to Accept to Let Go and Heal After Trauma – Tiny Buddha

Who Am I If There’s Nothing Wrong With Me?

Author June Beaux writes “My belief that I’m fundamentally flawed is so deeply held, I’m not sure who I’d be without it.” Read more from the source: Who Am I If There’s Nothing Wrong With Me?

The Answer is Love: Evolving out of “Bad Other”

How have you been relating to yourself?


The Calling of These Times via @tarabrach

The Dalai Lama invites us to trust in the power of heart and awareness to awake through all circumstances. What does that look like in the midst of our current global crises? Source: The Calling of These Times – Part 1 – Tara Brach


How Emotionally Immature Parenting Affects Our Adult Lives

Recognizing 4 types of emotionally immature parents and the long-term effects. Source: How Emotionally Immature Parenting Affects Our Adult Lives

10 Basic Needs Men Have In Relationships

Wait…do guys have feelings too?! Source: 10 Basic Needs Men Have In Relationships

Unraveling Anxiety

Buddhist teacher Judy Lief explains the Buddha’s deep analysis of the roots of anxiety and shows how mindfulness can help us ease the suffering of an anxious mind. Source: Unraveling Anxiety

The One Thought That Killed My Crippling Fear of Other People’s Opinions via @TinyBuddha

I spent years worrying about what other people thought, and it controlled my life, until one thought set me free. Source: The One Thought That Killed My Crippling Fear of Other People’s Opinions – Tiny Buddha

8 Ways #Selfies Are Bad for Your Self-Esteem

Taking, posting, and viewing selfies can and should be fun! But it can also lead to negative feelings and impact your mental health. Source: 8 Ways Selfies Are Bad for Your Self-Esteem

Understanding the Youth Mental Health Crisis

What contributes to an adolescent’s mental health condition? Go to the source: Understanding the Youth Mental Health Crisis

Why Discord, Paradoxically, Is Vital in Close Relationships

“Fierce intimacy” may be the safest route to emotional vulnerability. Source: Why Discord, Paradoxically, Is Vital in Close Relationships

Why I Had to Stop Judging Myself to Start Healing from Childhood Trauma

My childhood trauma led me to judge and abuse myself. Here’s how I healed my wounds through self-acceptance. Source: Why I Had to Stop Judging Myself to Start Healing from Childhood Trauma – Tiny Buddha

Cultivating Inner Strength; a Conversation with Tara Brach and Lori Deschene

I have followed both of these women for almost a decade; Tara Brach is of course one of the most respected western teacher of eastern thought and Lori Deschene is the chief creative at the site Tiny Buddha. It’s fun to listen in on their conversation.

Four Hacks for Becoming Your Best Self

Tap into your authenticity through self-awareness. Source: Four Hacks for Becoming Your Best Self

Lightening the Load We Carry From Childhood

Ten ways to forgive the unkindest cuts. Source: Lightening the Load We Carry From Childhood

How to Break Free from the Stories We Tell Ourselves

Catherine Burns, artistic director at The Moth, shares what she has learned about the art of storytelling. Source: How to Break Free from the Stories We Tell Ourselves

What Is Stoicism? A Definition & 9 Stoic Exercises To Get You Started

For those of us who live our lives in the real world, there is one branch of philosophy created just for us: Stoicism. It’s a philosophy designed to make us more resilient, happier, more virtuous and more wise–and as a result, better people, better parents and better professionals. Source: What Is Stoicism? A Definition & 9 Stoic Exercises To Get You Started

Want to go deeper? Check out this summary of Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations…

Brian Johnson offer’s a great overview here but you have to create a free account…

To Flourish, Humans Are Motivated by Four Universal Needs

Are you satisfying these needs at work? Could you? Source: To Flourish, Humans Are Motivated by Four Universal Needs

The Help That Never Came

The pandemic’s lockdowns and school closures put parents under unprecedented pressure—and moms, not dads, took the strain. Source: The Help That Never Came

Stop drinking, keep reading, look after your hearing: a neurologist’s tips for fighting memory loss and Alzheimer’s

When does forgetfulness become something more serious? And how can we delay or even prevent that change? We talk to brain expert Richard Restak: Stop drinking, keep reading, look after your hearing: a neurologist’s tips for fighting memory loss and Alzheimer’s

The Swedish philosophy of lagom: how “just enough” is all you need

Just because a thing is good doesn’t mean that you need more of it. “Lagom” teaches us to appreciate that “just enough” is all we need. Source: The Swedish philosophy of lagom: how “just enough” is all you need

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