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sun posted: Sun 2018-05-13 06:54:23 tags: healing
Another big theme in A.I. was the parent-child bond. Rather than over-explicate, suffice it to say it stirred some challenging feelings so close after the 1-year mark since Mom passed, and right before Mothers Day at that. Mothers Day was difficult last year. I suppose it will always be a little sad, but already not achingly so. Mom would not want us kids to get too mired in grief. How do you not get mired in grief? "Emotional resilience" sounds great but what does it mean? It's a constellation of cogni... (...more)
new and unending life in Him posted: Sun 2018-04-01 07:59:39 tags: healing
how to process emotions / feelings
thu posted: Thu 2017-12-14 08:25:24 tags: healing, shopping
TEDx / Judson Brewer: A simple way to break a bad habit Calm.com - timed relaxation / meditation breaks Mental Floss daily Best Amazon Deals Doug Jones's win of the Alabama senate seat is as it should be, but I don't feel like we should be so self-congratulatory. We should remain deeply concerned about a political envoronment in which party identity determines, in many peoples' minds, whether such allegations are credible or not. Meanwhile, Mitch McConnell is pitching the idea of refusing to se... (...more)
Gottman's book is definitely worth an in-depth read, so I don't feel like I'm giving away the store by repeating the titular 7 principles. (They're already revealed in the Wikipedia article anyway.) 1 Enhancing love maps 2 Nurturing fondness and admiration 3 Turning toward each other 4 Accepting influence 5 Solving solvable problems 6 Overcoming gridlock 7 Creating shared meaning ... (...more)
#000000 Friday posted: Fri 2017-11-24 10:41:26 tags: healing, time use
Quite some time ago I took the "Love Languages" inventory to learn my "languages" in order of preference are: 9 Physical Touch 9 Quality Time 8 Acts of Service 3 Words of Affirmation 1 Receiving Gifts Miss Cupcake's, by contrast, are: 12 Acts of Service 7 Quality Time 5 Receiving Gifts 4 Words of Affirmation 2 Physical Touch "Knowing" this is not the same as "having an email filed away to refer to when I randomly think of it". I have a lifelong weakness for filing information away as a ... (...more)