There are a lot of different recommendations for how long you should meditate, as well as for how often you should meditate. Some sources say to do an hour every day, but you may not have that much time. Below you’ll find research-based recommendations for how long — and how often — to meditate.[Read more…]
There are a lot of options out there to address emotional problems. Two of the most prominent types of therapy — DBT and CBT — have similar names and approaches. How should you choose between DBT vs CBT?[Read more…]
We all need the ability to soothe and care for ourselves. But how can we best do these things? Here we offer some tips to help you master these important skills.
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21st-century living can be very demanding. People are often consumed by their day to day responsibilities such as work, household chores, or taking care of loved ones. Often there is little choice but to focus on the next task on the to-do list. As a result, we neglect taking the time to care for ourselves, which can leave us feeling stressed and burned out.[Read more…]
God, today help me set aside everything I think I know about You, everything I think I know about myself, everything I think I know about others, and everything I think I know about my own recovery so I may have an open mind and a new experience with all these things. Please help me see the truth.[Read more…]
It’s not uncommon to have a passing thought about your boyfriend’s or girlfriend’s sexual orientation. When questions like “is my boyfriend gay” take over, it can be a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
It’s natural to have doubts sometimes about our romantic relationships. It happens all the time. But what if you can’t stop trying to figure out whether your boyfriend or girlfriend is gay?[Read more…]