Posts Tagged: mindfulness

Shared suffering

When we talk about assaults on our health, we’re often told, “We’re not alone.” And there is indeed great comfort in that.

Shared suffering

When we talk about assaults on our health, we’re often told, “We’re not alone.” And there is indeed great comfort in that.

You won’t like me when I’m angry

When I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in 2008, I wasn’t mad. In fact I was somewhat relieved that my mystery ailment had a name and that there were treatment options available. My naïveté led me to believe that

You won’t like me when I’m angry

When I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in 2008, I wasn’t mad. In fact I was somewhat relieved that my mystery ailment had a name and that there were treatment options available. My naïveté led me to believe that

Validation

Yesterday I completed my 8th and final mindfulness meditation workshop. Over the course of the 8-week program, I learned a number of meditation techniques and had the chance to talk about my difficulties with a very supportive group of people.

Validation

Yesterday I completed my 8th and final mindfulness meditation workshop. Over the course of the 8-week program, I learned a number of meditation techniques and had the chance to talk about my difficulties with a very supportive group of people.

Noble Silence

In my last post, I briefly touched on the news that I’ve been attending mindfulness meditation workshops over the last several weeks. When I began the workshops, the goal was for me to find new strategies for coping with the

Noble Silence

In my last post, I briefly touched on the news that I’ve been attending mindfulness meditation workshops over the last several weeks. When I began the workshops, the goal was for me to find new strategies for coping with the