Archive for September, 2012

Pain, Awareness, Mindfulness and Change

Sunday, September 23rd, 2012

This is the second video in my series on “change”. You can check out the first video here. In this video I discuss the importance of self awareness and why it is a necessary first step in making changes in our lives.

Feel free to leave a comment to share your experience. You can also connect with me through the links below.

For more info on the topics I mention in the video please check out the following links

Recommended viewing and reading:
TEDTalksxBlue: Dr. Daniel Siegel explores the neural mechanisms beneath social and emotional intelligence and how these can be cultivated through reflective practices that focus on the inner nature of the mind.

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation with Daniel J. Siegel –

Books by Daniel J. Siegal -

Function of emotions & benefits of painful emotions:
How Accepting Emotions Can Improve Your Emotional Health –
The Function of Emotions –

More information on change and the therapy process:
American Psychological Associaltion –
Dr. Katherine Nordal on How Therapy Helps Treat Mental Health Disorders –
APA phamplet on depresston and treatment -
Mindfulness Based CBT-

More information on family of origin therapy:

DBT Resources:


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