Month: January 2013

Journaling Through Anger: Part 2

In last week’s blog, we discussed one method of journaling through anger, a method referred to as “morning pages” by Julia Cameron, author of The Artist’s Way. For this week, we will focus on a second method of journaling, which involves writing with your non-dominant hand (the hand with which you rarely write). This method…
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January 22, 2013 0

Journaling Through Anger: Part 1

People talk a lot these days about the benefits of journaling. They say that journaling can be highly effective for helping people process their emotions. Seems easy enough, right? Well, simply writing your feelings down on paper can be effective, but to get the most out of the journaling experience, consider experimenting with different methods.…
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January 15, 2013 2

What Rock Climbing Can Teach about Managing Fear and Stress

Imagine yourself hiking along a meandering dirt path with a friend on a breezy day, enjoying casual conversation as well as the warmth of the sun and the coolness of the wind upon your skin. In the midst of your serenity, your eyes briefly dart upward and ahead, and (gulp) that’s when you see it:…
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January 8, 2013 0

Spiritual Opportunities of Anger and Upset

“Anger is a signal, and one worth listening to.” —Harriet Lerner, The Dance of Anger Many of us believe that anger is a bad thing. We’re told various messages about the negative aspects of anger, such as: “Let go of your anger. Just move on.” “Your anger will only end up hurting you.” “Anger is…
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January 1, 2013 0