3 Reasons Your Therapist May Be Failing You

Before I begin, I must say that I’m not against therapy whatsoever. Therapy can be an incredibly valuable tool in improving yourself and well-being. Therapists provide social support, someone to listen to you, and often times someone to give you … Continue reading

The Mindbus Technique: A Visualization for Defusing Negative Thoughts

The mindbus technique is an exercise often practiced in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). The basic idea is to imagine yourself as the driver of a “mindbus” and to imagine your thoughts as passengers riding this bus with you. This … Continue reading

How to Create Psychological Distance Between You and Your Past

Many people have a hard time letting go of the past. They carry it around with them, ruminate about it constantly, and let it have a big impact on how they live their lives in the present moment. Of course … Continue reading

Focusing Too Much on “Me” Can Lead to Depression

Self-awareness is an important part of happiness, but you have to be careful not to focus too much on yourself – to the point where you begin to confuse “self-awareness” for what is actually “self-indulgence.” Self-awareness is a non-judgmental form … Continue reading

Naked Meditation: How to Completely Accept Your Naked Self

Are you comfortable with your naked self? It’s an interesting question that a lot of people struggle with. Men and women alike are susceptible to low body image and low self-esteem. Even individuals who we often see as “attractive” can … Continue reading