Mindfulness Monday Week 5

Reclaiming HOPE

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WEEK FIVE

Thanks for joining me again for Mindfulness Monday! If you’ve missed previous weeks, I decided to embark on an experiment with Mindfulness Meditation to see if it could help me learn to relax. I’m using a book called Mindfulness, An Eight-Week Plan For Finding Peace In A Frantic World by Mark Williams and Danny Penman. Please check out my previous Mindfulness Monday posts to learn more about it. The links are included at the bottom of this post.

This week’s chapter was entitled Moving Beyond the Rumor Mill and the authors likened our thoughts to rumors that get started which might be true, or then again, might not. They talk about what is sometimes called the ABC Model of Emotions: The “A” represents the actual situation — what would be recorded if someone had their phone out recording it as it happened. “B” is the interpretation we give…

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