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What wildlife can teach us about letting go

Join me April 29th for my annual free webinar with Continuum. Register here. MORE ABOUT THE TALK: Our lives inherently include risk and uncertainty. We may try to buffer against it by bringing our most determined selves to plan, organize, and control our environments. Modern society further reinforces workism, precision, and moral striving, and these pressures …

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Tools for Obsessive Thinking & Worry Loops

Worry, rumination, and obsessive thinking can create tremendous suffering, eat up precious time and irritate those around us.  Often our short-term strategies (e.g., seeking reassurance, checking) provide temporarily relief, while making the problem worse over time.  Here is a step by step guide for coping more effectively. 

Bring more acceptance and peace-of-mind into your ethical (and life) dilemmas

Russ Harris, MD is known for his ability to translate big Acceptance & Commitment Therapy Theories into practical guides when we’re in the midst of suffering. Ethical dilemmas by definition don’t have quick, easy solutions that often involve reckoning with complex moral emotions (e.g., guilt, righteousness, disgust, embarrassment). The capacity to open up to these …

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