Her reasoning was that sometimes the present moment is boring, painful, or needs an alteration — not mindfulness. Ideally, as children we develop, and are encouraged to enhance our resources and are guided in maximizing their usefulness.
I was surprised by her apparent misunderstanding of mindfulness practice, its uses, and benefits. The dilemma many find themselves in is that they aren’t familiar with their resources. Thoughts race, feelings overwhelm, behaviors seem to come unbidden, the actors barely aware of how they chose what they chose. I invite my clients to be mindful: to attend, without judgment, to the present moment.
If you’re currently paired off/in a relationship/insert-latest-Facebook-status-along-these-lines, one of your goals for the new year may very well be to spend more quality time with your significant other.
Buuut, it’s also mid-January in Colorado—which, for many of us, equates to prime hibernation mode (a.k.a.
I invite them to notice themselves, and use that awareness to inform their next move.
I also invite my clients into a host of other resources and tools for joyful living, each of which we notice (mindfully) how they are useful, and when.
Love is different for everyone, and exists in so many different ways. From more light-hearted romantic comedies, to serious, heartbreaking dramas, from tame to titillating, we’ve got you covered.
If you want to be (or at least appear to be) a little more cultured and watch a foreign film, we’ve got that too.
Basically, how sex and technology have become equallly important in how we live and interact in our personal lives. Episode two ("Love Me Tinder") examines how Tinder, Bumble, and other dating apps have altered how we go about dating and hooking up.
Sometimes, what is right now is overwhelming – and that is OK.
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So go ahead—check out some of our creative date-night ideas below.
We dare you not to want to leave your Netflix account high and dry (for a little while, anyway).
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There’s even romantic animation if that’s what you’re into.