How to Deal with Self Criticism

What does it feel like to be a good friend? Think of a time you’ve been a good friend. You stood up for somebody. You were in their corner. You had their back. You offered support when they were discouraged and a hug when you knew words weren’t enough. You know you’ve done it. You’ve … Keep reading How to Deal with Self Criticism

Meditation for Anxiety [Video]

Here’s a meditation that I recorded and put on YouTube to help you reduce anxiety and stress. It’s time to relax. Listen to this meditation. Close the door. Turn off the cell phone and take ten minutes for yourself. Notice how this meditation makes you feel. Download a free guided meditation by clicking here. How … Keep reading Meditation for Anxiety [Video]

Reduce Anxiety with An App?

I came across this on lifehacker.com today and I find it pretty fascinating. Psychologists have developed an app for the iPhone that is a simple game, designed to reduce anxiety. Their preliminary studies show that this game can reduce levels of anxiety in 25 minutes. How does it work? The game is simple. There are … Keep reading Reduce Anxiety with An App?

Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

A recent study at Johns Hopkins Medical Center confirmed that there is significant scientific evidence that meditation is an effective treatment for anxiety and depression. I’ll summarize the findings here, but you can access the article via this link. Madhav Goyal, M.D. was the leader of a study published online Jan. 6 in JAMA Internal … Keep reading Meditation for Anxiety and Depression

This Moment

I’d like to thank Leo Babauta of Zen Habits for these inspiring words: We all suffer, every day: worry, procrastination, anxiety, feeling overwhelmed, irritated, angry, frustrated, wishing things were different, comparing ourselves to others, worried we’re missing out, wishing other people would be different, feeling offended, loneliness, fear of failure, not wanting to do something, … Keep reading This Moment