How to Heal Addictions with Mindfulness–In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts (Post 2)

How to Heal Addictions with Mindfulness–In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts (Post 2)

Welcome back to our review of Gabor Mate’s Book In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts. I want to share a few bits from Chapter 3. Specifically, the premise that Dr. Mate puts forth that addiction is a “flight from distress.” He’s very explicit....
Baboons have something to teach us about kindness, health and happiness

Baboons have something to teach us about kindness, health and happiness

Hi all, Lynda and I watched a National Geographic documentary last night on stress. If you consider watching it, be forewarned. It starts off pretty scary. It suggests that the way we live is killing us. Specifically, this documentary warns us against relentlessly...
Learning to Unfuss Your Self

Learning to Unfuss Your Self

When I was a kid, I don’t remember people thinking that I was spoiled, but I do remember being overly sensitive. If there were wrinkles in socks when my mom put on my shoes I would throw a holy fit. I’ve always liked things to be just so. I can recall my Dad even...