The 9th Part Of The Mindfulness Exercise

Mindfulness is the ability to be attentive to the present moment as it unfolds in a curious, non-judgmental and accepting manner. Exercises to improve our ability to be mindful can help to get distance from disturbing thoughts and emotions as well as create a longer response time, which is beneficial to form calmer and more […]

How To Handle Stressful Relatives & Friends

Here continues a summary of my posts on how to recover as quickly as possible from stress and exhaustion. In my daily work with people who have sought help for problems with stress and fatigue, I have been able to distinguish 3 building blocks in stress management: 1) Regulate your stress level, se techniques in […]

Reflective Questions About Being True To Yourself

Today’s post continues with inspirational quotes to trigger reflective thought. Today is about an insightful quote from Steve Jobs, one of the founders of Apple: “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma, which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the […]

When To Avoid Giving Feedback

Today’s post continues with how our relationship pattern affects our ability to take care of and calm our emotions as well as impacts our self-worth. This connection is to a large extent based on childhood experiences which also impacts our expectations of to what degree we can depend on and get help from others. Today’s […]

Use the Worry-Hour To Make Less Room For Anxiety & Stress

In Cognitive behavioural therapy, CBT, the common view is that anxiety is triggered by anxiety inducing thoughts concerning various fears. Today’s post continues on the 3d step in traditional CBT, which is about creating an alternative response to your thoughts in previous exercises, which in turn likely can create less anxiety and other, more positive […]

How To Handle Stress from Relatives & Social Media

Here continues a summary of my posts on how to recover as quickly as possible from stress and exhaustion. In my daily work with people who have sought help for problems with stress and fatigue, I have been able to distinguish 3 building blocks in stress management: 1) Regulate your stress level, se techniques in […]