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Mindfulness 04 - An Exercise

Saturday, October 10, 2009      4 comments

Mindfulness Exercise Script The basic idea in mindfulness is that full awareness in the present will free you from distress and concern about the past and future. If you are in the present, “in the moment”, there is no other reality. ... Read more

Mindfulness Skills Toolbox

Friday, October 09, 2009      3 comments

Mindfulness Skills Toolbox CORE MINDFULNESS SKILLS 1. What skills - Wise mind - Observe – just notice - Describe – put words on - Participate – enter into the experience 2. How skills - One Mindfully – in the moment - Non-ju... Read more

Goodbye Forever

Thursday, October 08, 2009      7 comments

I am finally coming to realize there is no going back. I am not really sure how I feel about it either. My Rational part of my mind is happy. No more struggling with lack of energy. No more stuffing myself with high fat snacks. No more mi... Read more

Mindfulness 03 - An Introduction

Wednesday, October 07, 2009      7 comments

A. Definition of Mindfulness Mindfulness is “awareness without judgment of what is, via direct and immediate experience”. You are being Mindful when: - You eat dessert and notice every flavour you are tasting, instead of eating the d... Read more

Mindfulness 02 - Taking Hold of Your Mind

Tuesday, October 06, 2009      3 comments

Taking Hold of your Mind States of Mind REASONABLE MIND - WISE MIND - EMOTIONAL MIND In emotional mind, you can vacillate between two extremes. We call this dichotomous thinking or black & white states of emotional mind In... Read more

Mindfulness 01 - Goals of Dialectic Behavior Therapy

Monday, October 05, 2009      3 comments

Goals of Dialectic Behaviour Therapy Skills Training 1. Behaviours to Decrease a. Impulsiveness. Problems with alcohol, drugs, eating, unsafe sex, fast driving, and self-harming behaviours. b. Confusion about self, suspiciousness, p... Read more

Small Stone of the Week - Week 33 - Oct 4, 2009

Sunday, October 04, 2009      10 comments

I am beginning to realize when I commit to this plan, I am successful. When I go off track, not so much. I still have weight to loose. Why do it the slow hard way. Just get in there and get 'er done. This week I will focus on: - dri... Read more

Today's Kick in the butt!

Friday, October 02, 2009      4 comments

I have been so sedentary all week long. It is that TOM. As well, the inability to concentrate that I was blogging about earlier. Well it turns out there is some stress I am not able to identify right now. I lost it on Tuesday. Didn't even g... Read more

Knowing something is wrong, but not sure what.

Monday, September 28, 2009      10 comments

Something has been wrong for a few days. I know as we age, we begin to forget things, and can even at times struggle with concentration. I do Sudoku every day to exercise my mind, among other things. However, something is not right. For... Read more

What I have learned so far on Sparkpeople

Sunday, September 27, 2009      9 comments

Well, it's been just over 6 months. I have lost just over 40lbs, lots of inches, about 5 clothing sizes, lots of body fat. My BMI is dropping, although that is not as important to me as my body fat %. However, all my meausements have fallen ... Read more

FRUSTRATION

Saturday, September 26, 2009      7 comments

Like many others on this site, I am battling emotional issues as well as weight issues. Sometimes the battle is difficult, and there are ugly things there. Uglier than most people can imagine. A sparkfriend of mine is struggling with he... Read more

Found a solution to my Bad Dreams

Thursday, September 24, 2009      7 comments

A few days ago I posted a blog about my bad dreams. They had been going on for a while, and getting worse and worse. I don't know why it took me so long to remember this. I went through this when I started therapy and recovering memorie... Read more

Small Stone of the Week - Week 31- Sept 23

Wednesday, September 23, 2009      6 comments

Last night after dance lessons my son told me he could see that all my hard work is paying off. I took off my jacket, and he said he could see the changes. This is coming from an almost 18 year old boy who thinks telling his mom she looks good... Read more

Bad Dreams...

Tuesday, September 22, 2009      8 comments

I have been having bad dreams for over a week now. Last night was the worst. My hubby and I have been having problems for a while now. The worst one I can remember right now was about a so called "friend" of mine stealing him away and rubbing... Read more

Today's Kick in the butt!

Monday, September 21, 2009      4 comments

Okay, it's looking like I need these more than I would like to admit. I got on the scale today. I am still at 208. Actually, I am surprised it did not go up. I had a major chicken wing binge on Saturday night. However, it was not all... Read more


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