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No Need to Fix Everything

by Amy on October 23, 2014

This article is by Judy Sedgeman. Please visit her site to read the rest…it is so worth the click over there. I know you’re going to love it too. 

Lately I’ve talked with several clients who are sure that “fixing” something in their circumstances will bring Fixing thingthem happiness.

One is determined to find a job in a bigger city, where she thinks it will be “more fun” to live. One is trying to find a new set of room-mates and a new apartment because she thinks she needs to be with people who are nicer to her to be comfortable at home. Another is worried about the danger of living within 100 miles of a major US military installation and wants to move with her children to the wilderness because she thinks that’s the only way to be safe from terror.  Another is trying to change schools because he thinks campus life at his college is dumb and boring. You get the idea. If I can just change this or that thing in my life, then I’ll be happy.

It doesn’t work that way. Or, in the words of one of my early mentors in the Three Principles, “No matter where you go or what you do, you take your head with you.”

Read the rest on Judy’s blog…

Upcoming!

by Amy on October 22, 2014

I hope you’re having a great October! I wanted to mention a few of the things you might be interested in, taking place in the near future:events

 

Beginning October 29 (running for 3 consecutive Wednesdays): The Art of Being Human: Living with more Joy, Ease, and Meaning—3 week course ($57).

In this three week course we’ll look at the Principles behind the human experience because when you see how our experience is created, a brand new set of possibilities open up.

 

Beginning November 6 (running for 3 consecutive Thursdays): Fighting the Urge 2.0—3 week course ($57; $21 if you already own Fighting the Urge 1.0).

In this revamped, updated version of FTU, we’ll discuss the most profound and simple way of ending unwanted habits I’ve ever come across. It’s the basis for my 3rd book and the basis of the work I’ve been doing with client around habits for the past two years. This is a definite must-attend if you have a habit you’d like to drop.

 

I hope to see you in one or more of these opportunities!

 

The Perfect House (Which Rhymes with Spouse): A Poem by Sue Pettit

October 16, 2014

This poem was written by Sue Pettit and can be found in her beautiful little book of poetry called Coming Home. It is a perfect illustration of the simple truth that the only thing we’re ever experiencing is our own state of mind.   I’d been hunting for a house all day and nothing seemed quite right. […]

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The Trick you Fall for Every day of your Life

October 9, 2014

Imagine that you wrote yourself a really mean letter, detailing all of your flaws and faults.  You put the letter in the mail, addressed to yourself.  A couple days later, it arrives in your mailbox. You read the letter. While it probably doesn’t feel good—it might bring back the shame and judgment you were feeling […]

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Your Best Thinking Got You Here

October 2, 2014

There is a popular saying in addiction recovery. Your best thinking got you here. You did what you did …you’re always doing what you’re doing…because it seemed like the thing to do in that moment. Your best thinking got you here. That doesn’t mean part of you didn’t know there was another way. When you […]

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Stop Trying to be Better and just BE, better.

September 25, 2014

When I stopped “working on myself” and put an end to the all-consuming quest to be better than I already was, life became infinitely nicer.  I used to believe I had a problem: life wasn’t always wonderful. Making myself a more self-actualized, better person looked like the obvious solution. Turns out, all of that supposed […]

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The Reason You Aren’t More Consistent

September 18, 2014

It’s an interesting idea we humans have…this idea that we’re supposed to be consistent.  We intuitively know that our state of mind is always fluctuating, but we want those fluctuations to be subtle, like the adjustments you might make to your steering wheel.  Bigger swings are usually met with concern that sounds something like, “I’m […]

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Insight #3: It’s All Temporary

September 15, 2014

Here’s the third video in the 3 part video series I put together to talk more about the Being Human Retreat next month. My kids wanted to be in on this one. As I say at the end, whether you join us for the retreat or not, I will do anything I can to help […]

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A New Way to View Your Recurring Problems

September 11, 2014

I have a friend — let’s call her Sarah — who has been having the same argument with her husband for 20 years.   She and her husband talk about it regularly. She and I talk about it regularly. The three of us have even talked about it. They really want this argument to stop. […]

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Taking another Look at Traditional Psychology and Mental Health

September 4, 2014

I recently taught a class for En*theos Academy about taking a fresh look at what we think we know about mental health and traditional psychology.  The 10 Big Ideas below are a summary of the talking points for that class. (If you’re interested in the other classes I’ve taught there, you can check out How […]

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