My daughter is leaving for college in 6 weeks. We went to a 2 day orientation at her college earlier this week.
It was an informative, jam-packed, happy, emotional 2 days. The parents had 2 days of activities and the students had 2 days of testing and separate activities.
I had 2 panic attacks. And I not only survived, I was truly ok.. Continue reading
I have been feeling so so good all of last week. In the weeks leading up to this moment, I have been studying and listening to:
Byron Katie- and “The Work”. I’ve been reading and and studied her book Loving What Is since last winter. Plus I listen to all those great and healing YouTube videos that have been helping me so much
Pema Chodron- the CD When Things Fall Apart I listen to in the car.
I was learning to just accept my life for the way it was. I was no longer resisting the panic and anxiety, just learning to flow with it… Continue reading
I have a 20-25 minute commute to work each day. I use that time to listen to CDs that help me with stress and anxiety. This practice has truly has helped me be more comfortable at work.
Several years ago, my sister gave me a CD on mindfulness meditation by Pema Chodron. I think it was around the time I started this blog.
Back then when I listened to it, I admit it didn’t really do anything for me. I couldn’t really relate to it much. Sometimes I think you have to be in the right space to receive a message or to learn a new practice or technique for relieving stress and anxiety.
Recently I have been really keeping up with my discipline of anxiety self help and self improvement in general on my daily commute. Since I have to be in the car for that amount of time anyways I try to put the time to good use. Continue reading