Posts Tagged ‘Basic Trust’

Trust your struggle*: mindfulness for uncertain times

A mindful conundrum An op-ed piece recently came out in the New York Times that took a critical look at the booming mindfulness craze. You might’ve noticed mindfulness is everywhere lately, touted as the next big thing (even though it is in fact, ancient). The piece skeptically highlights the appropriation of mindfulness toward improprietous ends…

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Riding the Waves

…emotional flexibility- the capacity to dance with one’s experience- can be difficult to teach.  What helps one read the surf and wind of emotional undercurrents are first developing a basic trust – trust that we can find resources to meet challenges and trust that others can be helpful, dependable and responsive. And then to find one’s…

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