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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...

Stop Setting Goals, Start Living From Values

Stop Setting Goals, Start Living From Values

Starting from a deficit is always frustrating because after all the work done and resources used to get oneself to the surface, you often find yourself exhausted by the journey. Further, deficit thinking has us defining ourselves from the perspective of where we're...

Stop Being Emotional About Your Emotions

Stop Being Emotional About Your Emotions

Metaphors for living are numerous; a good thing as they provide the structure through which we interact within the world. Were they shallow and few, our lives would be equally as such. The multiplicity of metaphor, like the personal narratives carrying purpose and...

  Exploring the nature of self-control, the connection it has to empathy and the picture we have of our ideal self. Reading from The Atlantic article “Self-Control is Just Empathy with Your Future Self” by Ed Yong. Just as we get trapped in the present of a...

The Trap of Authenticity

The Trap of Authenticity

Being 'the real you' is the destination of the modern person, pursuing the claim to be put in contact with the singular 'I.' This destination at the end of a journey, spiritual and/or existential, is, ironically, a place of stopping change. Every step along the way...

Yes These Are The Emotions You’re Looking For

We humans, even those who think they’ve transcended that status, are emotional creatures. The emotional lives of our fellow life-inmates are as powerful as they are ubiquitous. We revel in the tearful confessions and get angry when there aren’t enough tears; we read...

Predicting Free Will

Predicting Free Will

The election of 2012 is over, the billions of dollars spent have filled the coffers of the media conglomerates, and the finger-pointing and hand-wringing has only only just now begun. Article after article declares the alarm and sheer confusion of many in the...