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When You Can't Trust Your Mind: Monday's Mindful Quote with Albert Einstein

Here we are again with Monday’s Mindful Quote. Last week I wrote the post 5 Quotes that Can Change Your Life, and here’s one of them by Albert Einstein. Go ahead and read it a few times before moving on:
You cannot solve a problem with the same mind that created it.
Okay, so we’ve all been told that Albert Einstein was a genius, so it couldn’t hurt us to explore his wisdom.

It is all-too-natural and all-too-common for us to try and solve a problem...
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3 Steps to Breaking Free from Procrastination

Tom was taking a Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course with me and really had wonderful intentions to do the practices that were assigned week to week. However, at the time he was to sit down to do the practice, he noticed these thoughts in his mind telling him that doing this practice is a "waste of time" and he could be doing better things like watching television, eating, or flipping through a magazine.

And so it

When it comes to procrastination or inertia to...
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OCD & BDD: 4 Steps to Find Relief

In a recent article Charles Elliott, does a very good job bringing to light the issue of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). He begins by reminding us:

"If you're a human being and live on this planet, you probably can come up with something that you don't especially like about your body."

We may not all have BDD, but our minds are often running rampant in the background with ways we wish we were different than we actually are. It is so utterly difficult to...
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