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Self-Care Instead of Self-Harm

Self-Care Instead of Self-Harm

The stories of our life will frame the potential for self-care or self-harm, resilience or fragility, setting us up for an array of behavior that can support one or the other. Untruths What doesn't kill you makes you weakerAlways trust your feelingsLife is a battle...

Finding Values in Every Behavior

Finding Values in Every Behavior

Ever wondered what behavior was all about? Here we explore Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) through the relational structure of Values - Narrative - Behavior, the guiding philosophy taught at Life Weavings through therapy and coaching. Challenging the usual...

Pathologizing Human Behavior

Pathologizing Human Behavior

There is much research noting how, when it comes to bad behavior, we excuse our own by pointing to external variables and blame internal unchanging qualities for others. Further, we like to give rationales for all behavior, to place each exhibit into a personally...

The Story of Your Anger

The Story of Your Anger

We like to think of our emotions in neat and tidy labels, as if they're picked out from a carnival game, the claw of our consciousness selecting the right one. Adding to this narrow vision of our lives, we then place judgments on our feelings, claiming some are "good"...

Exploring the nature of 'anecdotal evidence,' why it's so enticing and why we all engage in it. The power of the anecdote or story resides in what stories are: the creation of causal connections within our perception. We are declaring what we believe the world to be....

Setting goals too often leads us into shame and self-doubt. I want to encourage you to possibly stop goal-setting for a moment and focus on what you care about. Start livable goals from a place of what you're already doing, succeed from a place of plenty rather than...

A Replication Problem

A Replication Problem

Exploring the so-called "replication problem" in psychological research, in particular focusing on "the Marshmallow Test." Looking at issues about replication, definition and the nature of complexity in studying people. Check out this episode! Further Reading:...

Exploring the fourth agreement from Don Miguel Ruiz’s book “the 4 Agreements”: Always Do Your Best. Contemplation of what it means to live in the present, to mindfully reflect on the entirety of our existence being open for exploration so long as we’re not trapped in...

Reading from “The Four Agreements” and exploring the third agreement of “Don’t Make Assumptions.” I discuss the nature of communication, how so often we think we’re listening we’re merely assuming we know everything we need to know and therefore limiting our...