Article Repost: Self-Talk Using Bridge Statements

Read full article on “Some psychologists recommend what they call bridge statements. These soften the contradiction between what you’re thinking and what you’re physically experiencing, says Petruzzelli, creating a bridge between the two opposing sentiments. They also draw on past experiences to ground your positive self-talk in reality. For example, instead of telling … Continue reading Article Repost: Self-Talk Using Bridge Statements

Hi, Shadow!

“People will do anything, no matter how absurd, in order to avoid facing their own souls. One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious.”  –Carl Jung, Psychology and Alchemy Today I went for a long training run outside. It’s been a while but I needed the natures’ therapy … Continue reading Hi, Shadow!

Are You Outgrowing?

In the dry Sacramento Valley nothing seems to grow in our yard except for succulents and dessert plants. I’m okay with that. They remind me of home, of my mom. But that’s beside the point. Today, I finally got the inclination to work with some of our outdoor succulents that needed some tender loving care. … Continue reading Are You Outgrowing?