The Mindful Coping Podcast

The Mindful Coping Podcast
Jeff Krisman has over 20 years of experience in practicing and in teaching a type of Mindfulness practice called Mindful Coping, which provides practitioners with an ongoing and increasing ability to cope more effectively with the chaos, uncertainty, a…

185-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Like “The World Is Turned Upside Down”
Jul 5 • 22 min
184-Mindfully Coping When Someone Breaches Our Trust
Jun 29 • 18 min
183-Mindfully Coping With Unrealistic Expectations For Myself And Others
Jun 21 • 19 min
182-Mindfully Coping With “Nothing Going Right”
Jun 13 • 21 min
181-Mindfully Coping With The Extreme Emotional “Ups And Downs” Of Life
Jun 7 • 23 min
180-Mindfully Coping With Failure That Happens In Our Lives & The Anger, Frustration, Resignation, And Disillusionment That Can Come From It
May 30 • 23 min
179-Mindfully Coping With “Life Not Going According To Plan Or The Way That I Had Thought That It Was”
May 24 • 17 min
178-Mindfully Coping With “Not Feeling Good About Life”
May 17 • 26 min
177-Mindfully Coping With An Uncertain Future
May 10 • 15 min
176-How Mindful Coping Practice Can Help Us Have Joy And Meaning In Our Lives Even When We Are “In Our Own Way” With Believing Thoughts And Reactions That Don’t Feel Good
May 3 • 21 min
175-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Come From Wanting Life To Get Back To Normal
Apr 26 • 19 min
174-Mindfully Coping With Not Coping During These Challenging Times
Apr 19 • 22 min
173-Mindfully Coping With Fear Of Change And Facing An Uncertain World
Apr 11 • 16 min
172-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Isolated
Apr 3 • 21 min
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171-Mindfully Coping With “Life Feeling Different”
Mar 28 • 26 min
170-Mindfully Coping Somewhere Between Hope And Hopelessness
Mar 21 • 25 min
169-Mindfully Coping With This Past Week—Fear, Uneasiness, And Uncertainty
Mar 14 • 15 min
168-Mindfully Coping With Being Highly Offended By Someone
Mar 7 • 9 min
167-Mindfully Coping With Having Strong Opinions And With Needing To Be Validated
Mar 1 • 24 min
166-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Lost, Alone, And Afraid
Feb 22 • 21 min
165-Mindfully Coping During An “Emotional Meltdown”
Feb 15 • 25 min
164-The Big Picture—What It’s All About—Mindfully Coping No Matter How We Feel
Feb 8 • 23 min
163-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles That Arise From The “Lows That Come After The Highs”
Feb 1 • 24 min
162-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Come From Thinking That People Don’t Like Me—The Key Is To Remember That These Are Thoughts And Not Always Reality
Jan 25 • 21 min
161-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Like “Everything Is Falling Apart” In Our Lives
Jan 18 • 25 min
160-Mindfully Coping With How The Mind Can “Close Our Heart” To Other People And The World Around Us
Jan 11 • 22 min
159-Mindfully Coping With Emotional Reactions From “Being Made Fun Of” For Something About What We Do, What We Say, Or How We Appear
Jan 2 • 27 min
Special Edition—Mindfully Coping With Stress During The Holidays
Dec 24, 2019 • 12 min
158-Mindfully Coping With Not Feeling Like Doing Or Not Being Able To Do Things That We Usually Do
Dec 21, 2019 • 16 min
157-Mindfully Coping With The Urge To Complain About Difficulties, Disappointments, And Frustrations—We Are Only Human
Dec 13, 2019 • 21 min
156-Mindfully Coping With My Thoughts And Internal Reactions To Other People’s Behavior
Dec 7, 2019 • 24 min
155-Mindfully Coping With The Limits Of Self-Pity And Feeling Sorry For Myself
Nov 30, 2019 • 26 min
154-Mindfully Coping With People And Relationships Changing Over Time
Nov 23, 2019 • 26 min
153-Mindfully Coping With Being Emotionally Triggered And Someone “Pushing Our Buttons”
Nov 15, 2019 • 24 min
152-Mindfully Coping With Worries About Where We Are In Our Lives And Whether We Have Enough Of _____
Nov 9, 2019 • 22 min
151-Mindfully Coping With Not Liking The Way That We Are Feeling About Our Relationship(s) With People In Our Lives
Nov 2, 2019 • 20 min
150-Mindfully Coping With “Wanting To Quit” And Giving Up
Oct 26, 2019 • 19 min
149-Mindfully Coping With “Nothing Going Right” Or The Way That We Want Things To Be
Oct 18, 2019 • 19 min
148-Mindfully Coping With Not Liking The Way That We Are Feeling
Oct 11, 2019 • 16 min
147-Mindfully Coping With “Cloudy Emotional Weather”
Oct 4, 2019 • 15 min
146-Mindfully Coping With Thoughts About “Intensely Disliking Someone”
Sep 28, 2019 • 26 min
145-Mindfully Coping With How We Feel Emotionally, No Matter How Difficult It Is Or How Afraid We Are To Feel A Certain Way
Sep 20, 2019 • 25 min
144-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles That Come From Thinking And Believing That Certain People Don’t Like Or Accept Me For Some Reason
Sep 14, 2019 • 29 min
143-Mindfully Coping With The Belief That Anything Can Lead To “Something Else” And With Expectations, Desires, And The Emotional Suffering That Can Arise From This Habit Of Mind
Sep 6, 2019 • 23 min
When I was a childI daydreamed all the time about a present moment that didn’t exist and that never came to pass.When I was a teenagerI daydreamed about a futurethat existed only in my mind and that never came to fruition.When I was an adultI gave up…
142-Mindfully Coping With “Things Not Going My Way”
Aug 30, 2019 • 28 min
141-Mindfully Coping With “Being Embarrassed And Feeling Foolish”
Aug 24, 2019 • 26 min
140-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Emotionally Hurt By Other People And Feeling Angry At And Resentful Of Others
Aug 17, 2019 • 25 min
In The Here And Now With Tasha Timberlake And Jeff Krisman
Aug 11, 2019 • 48 min
139-Mindfully Coping With Being Frustrated With And Disappointed In Myself
Aug 9, 2019 • 20 min
138-Mindfully Coping With Struggles That Come From How Our Thoughts About People In Our Lives Can Change Over Time
Aug 2, 2019 • 15 min
An Interview Of Jeff Krisman, The Host Of The Mindful Coping Podcast And The Inspiring Conversations Podcast About His Spiritual Journey By Dr. Daniela Busciglio
Jul 31, 2019 • 41 min
137-Mindfully Coping With All Of Our Thoughts About Our Doubts And Fears And The Suffering That They Can Cause
Jul 26, 2019 • 23 min
Groovin’ On A Sunday Morning With Justin Clark—Developing A More Disciplined Mind And How It Can Help Us To More Effectively Cope With Fear, Uncertainty, And Resistance To Change
Jul 21, 2019 • 41 min
In this episode, Justin and Jeff talk about fear, uncertainty, and resistance to change and how these emotions are related to emotional blocks and the unconscious mind.They also visit about the benefits of cultivating a more disciplined mind and…
136-Mindfully Coping With The Low Moments That Come After The High Moments In Our Lives
Jul 19, 2019 • 23 min
135-Mindfully Coping With Confusion About What Motivates Us To Do Things (Or The Lack Of Motivation)
Jul 11, 2019 • 22 min
134-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Rushed And Stressed
Jul 5, 2019 • 16 min
133-Mindfully Coping With The The Challenges That Come From Our Beliefs About How We Should And Will Feel If We Meet Our Goals And Get What We Want
Jun 28, 2019 • 22 min
132-How Mindful Coping Practice Can Transform Our Self-Confidence And Belief In Our Own Abilities, Potential, And Inner Strength
Jun 21, 2019 • 20 min
131-Mindfully Coping With Doubts About Whether We Can “Carry On” And Effectively Deal With Life’s Challenges
Jun 14, 2019 • 27 min
130-Mindfully Coping With The Fear Of Starting Over And “The Emotional Rollercoaster”
Jun 7, 2019 • 28 min
129-Mindfully Groovin’ With Being Fully Human
May 31, 2019 • 24 min
128-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles From Being Deeply Disappointed By Someone
May 24, 2019 • 25 min
127-Mindfully Coping With Our Preconceived Notions About Who We Think Other People Are And “The Models That We Build In Our Heads”
May 17, 2019 • 28 min
126-Mindfully Coping With Being In A Low Mood And Overwhelmed With Negative Feelings
May 10, 2019 • 25 min
125-Mindfully Coping With Social Anxiety And The Uneasiness We Sometimes Feel When We Interact With Other People
May 3, 2019 • 16 min
124-Coping With The Disappointment That Can Sometimes Happen When We “Romanticize” Other People, Things, And Situations
Apr 26, 2019 • 26 min
123-Mindfully Coping When We Are Really Shocked, Hurt, And Disappointed By Other People
Apr 19, 2019 • 26 min
122-Mindfully Embracing How My Interactions With Other People Have More To Do With Me Than I Ever Realized And How I Can More Effectively Cope When I “Get In My Own Way”
Apr 12, 2019 • 25 min
120-Mindfully Coping With “Periods Of Indifference” And A Lack Of Enthusiasm For Our Lives, Work, And/Or Relationships
Apr 5, 2019 • 27 min
119-Mindfully Coping With Feeling “Taken For Granted”
Mar 29, 2019 • 26 min
118-Mindfully Coping With The Difficulties That I Cause For Myself When I Think That I Know What Other People Are Thinking And When I Believe That I Know “How It All Is”
Mar 22, 2019 • 25 min
117-Mindfully Coping When Someone “Hurts Our Feelings”
Mar 15, 2019 • 26 min
116-Mindfully Coping With The Challenges Of “Keeping It All Together” In Our Lives
Mar 8, 2019 • 27 min
115-Mindfully Coping With Being At A Loss And Not Sure What’s Next—A Different Perspective
Mar 1, 2019 • 31 min
114-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Difficulties That We Can Cause For Ourselves By Thinking That We Know How Things Will Go In The Future
Feb 22, 2019 • 26 min
113-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Come From Thinking That Something Is Wrong And Thinking That Other People Are Upset With or Disappointed In Us
Feb 15, 2019 • 24 min
112-Mindfully Coping With Losing Patience And Feeling Frustrated And Angry
Feb 8, 2019 • 23 min
111-Mindfully Coping With Feeling Lost, Out Of Sync With Life, Not Knowing How To Find Our Way Back, And Wanting To Give Up
Feb 1, 2019 • 28 min
110-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles That Come From Believing All Of The Thoughts About What Bad Things Can Happen And How Things May Not Go The Way We Want Them To
Jan 25, 2019 • 28 min
109-Mindfully Coping With Things In Our Lives Not Going The Way That We Want Them To And Struggling With Thoughts About “Feeling Defeated”
Jan 18, 2019 • 19 min
108-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles From “Things Not Feeling The Same As They Once Did”
Jan 11, 2019 • 22 min
107-How Mindful Coping Practice Can Help Us See That In Many Cases, Things Are Ok Even When They Aren’t Ok
Jan 4, 2019 • 25 min
106-Mindfully Coping With Being Overwhelmed With Multiple Feelings All At The Same Time
Jan 3, 2019 • 25 min
105-Top Downloads Of 2018—Mindfully Drawing The Line Between Feeling And Thinking And How It Can Help Us Cope More Effectively
Jan 1, 2019 • 24 min
104-Top Downloads Of 2018—Mindfully Coping With Anxiety And Uncertainty About The Future And Embracing Vulnerability And “Not Knowing”
Dec 31, 2018 • 26 min
103-Top Downloads Of 2018—Mindfully Coping With Difficult Emotions
Dec 31, 2018 • 15 min
102-Top Downloads Of 2018—The Mindful Life-What It’s All About
Dec 30, 2018 • 12 min
99-Top Downloads Of 2018—The Main Ingredient In Mindful Coping Practice
Dec 30, 2018 • 12 min
101-Top Downloads Of 2018—Why Engage In Meditation Practice And What Are The Benefits?
Dec 30, 2018 • 16 min
100-Top Downloads Of 2018—What Is Mindful Coping Practice Really About?
Dec 30, 2018 • 18 min
98-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Come From Concerns About “Self Image” And How Other People See Us
Dec 27, 2018 • 23 min
97-Mindfully Coping With The Need To Understand The Behavior Of Other People And The Challenges That Arise From It
Dec 14, 2018 • 24 min
96-Mindfully Coping With Feelings Of Restlessness And Uneasiness
Dec 7, 2018 • 23 min
95-Mindfully Coping With The Suffering And Struggles That Come From What I Am Thinking That Other People Are Thinking About Me
Dec 1, 2018 • 23 min
94-Mindfully Coping With Our Emotional Reactions To What Other People Do And Say—It’s About So Much More Than Whether We “Like or Don’t Like” Them”
Nov 23, 2018 • 27 min
93-Special Edition—Mindfully Coping With Stress During Holidays
Nov 21, 2018 • 12 min
92-Mindfully Coping With “Not Feeling Like Ourselves” And Feeling Confused, Disoriented, And Not Knowing What To Do Next
Nov 16, 2018 • 27 min
91-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles And Suffering That Comes From Taking Ourselves And Everything Else So Seriously
Nov 8, 2018 • 27 min
90-Mindfully Coping With Things That We Can’t Control At Work And In Life
Nov 2, 2018 • 14 min
89-Mindfully Coping When Life Feels Difficult And Uncomfortable—The Value Of Awareness And Perspective
Oct 26, 2018 • 19 min
88-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That We Experience When We Have An “Emotional Meltdown” At Work
Oct 19, 2018 • 25 min
87-Mindfully Coping With How Having Clarity About Something Can Feel Like Both A Blessing And A Curse
Oct 12, 2018 • 23 min
86-How Mindful Coping Practice Can Help Us Get Through The “Storms Of Life”
Oct 6, 2018 • 18 min
86-Mindfully Coping With The Fear Of Making Mistakes At Work And In Life
Oct 6, 2018 • 27 min
85-Mindfully “Being Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable”
Sep 28, 2018 • 27 min
84-Mindfully Coping With The Desire To Isolate Ourselves Away From Other People In Response To Emotional Reactions And Struggles
Sep 21, 2018 • 24 min
83-The Importance Of Mindfully “Being More Fully Human”
Sep 14, 2018 • 13 min
82-Mindfully Coping With Emotional Struggles And Stress That Arise From Other People Being Disappointed In Us
Sep 7, 2018 • 28 min
81-Mindfully Coping With The Stress That Comes From “Setting Up An Emotional War Room” In Our Minds In Response To Challenging Situations
Aug 31, 2018 • 19 min
80-Mindfully Coping With Not Feeling Appreciated
Aug 24, 2018 • 22 min
79-Mindfully Coping With Stress, Worries, And Anxiety Before Giving Someone Bad News Or News They Most Likely Don’t Want To Hear
Aug 17, 2018 • 26 min
78-Mindfully Coping With Emotional Struggles When Someone “Changes The Game On Us”
Aug 10, 2018 • 29 min
77-Mindfully Coping With The Stress From And The Struggles With Trying To Figure Out Where We Are And Where We Are Headed In Our Lives And Compensating By “Navigating” And “Narrating” Our Lives
Aug 3, 2018 • 24 min
76-Mindfully Coping With How We “Get In Our Own Way” With Beliefs, Hopes, And Expectations About What Great Things We Want To Happen As A Result Of What Actions We Take (Or Don’t Take)
Jul 27, 2018 • 24 min
75-Mindfully Coping With Emotional Struggles From Needing Love, Attention, Adoration, And Praise // We Are Only Human
Jul 20, 2018 • 27 min
74-Changing The Paradigm-Mindfully Making The Distinction Between “Things Happening To Me” And Things Happening
Jun 29, 2018 • 28 min
73-Mindfully Coping With Our Thoughts About Ourselves And Speculation About What Other People Think About Us And How It Affects Our Interactions With Others
Jun 22, 2018 • 28 min
72-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles From Constantly Questioning Everything About What We Are Doing (And Not Doing) And About Where We Are Headed In Our Lives
Jun 15, 2018 • 22 min
71-Taking A Deeper Look At What Mindful Coping Practice Really Is And The Benefits Of It
Jun 8, 2018 • 17 min
70-Mindfully Coping With Being Hurt Unexpectedly And The “Delusional Dance Of Relationships”
Jun 1, 2018 • 28 min
69-Mindfully Coping With Being Intensely Angry, Frustrated, And Disappointed All At The Same Time
May 25, 2018 • 26 min
68-Mindfully Coping With The Stress And Emotional Struggles From Trying To “Catch Up” With All Of The Things We Have To Do In Life
May 18, 2018 • 29 min
67-Mindfully Coping With Stress And Fear From How We React To “Being In Over Our Heads” In Our Lives
May 11, 2018 • 21 min
66-Mindfully Taking A Deeper Look At “Rejection” And How We Can Cope With It More Effectively
May 4, 2018 • 29 min
65-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Arise When Trying To “Re-Create” Past Experiences And Feelings
Apr 27, 2018 • 22 min
64-Mindfully Coping With The Emotional Struggles Arising From Speculating About The Future
Apr 20, 2018 • 20 min
63-Mindfully Coping With Being In An “Emotional Meltdown”
Apr 13, 2018 • 25 min
62-The Big Picture—Mindfully Coping With Both The Joy And Pain Of Interacting With Other People
Apr 6, 2018 • 26 min
61-Mindfully Coping With “People Pleasing” Behaviors And With Worries About Whether Or Not People Are Happy With Us
Mar 30, 2018 • 20 min
60-Mindfully Coping With Conflicts With Other People That Happen “In Our Heads”
Mar 22, 2018 • 27 min
59-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Arise From The Mental Habit Of Trying To Make Certain Things Happen (Or Not Happen) In Our Lives
Mar 16, 2018 • 23 min
58-Mindfully Coping With The Struggles That Arise From “Wanting” And “Not Wanting” Things In Life
Mar 10, 2018 • 14 min
57-Mindfully Coping With The Stress And Emotional Upheaval From People “Turning On Us”
Mar 2, 2018 • 28 min
56-Mindfully Coping With How “Life Is What It’s Not”
Feb 23, 2018 • 18 min
55-Mindfully Coping With Our Lives Not Going The Way That We Want Them To
Feb 16, 2018 • 23 min
53-Response To A Great Question From A Valued Listener-“Mindfully Coping With My Habit Of Self-Incrimination And Being Too Tough On Myself”
Feb 9, 2018 • 18 min
54-Mindfully Coping With Our “Emotional Buttons Being Pushed”
Feb 9, 2018 • 22 min
52-Mindfully Coping With Our Reactions To People Coming In And Out Of Our Lives
Feb 2, 2018 • 20 min
51-Mindfully Coping With The Inclination To Have An Agenda Or An “Endgame” With Other People
Jan 26, 2018 • 21 min
50-Mindfully Coping With Concerns And Worries Regarding What Other People Think About Us
Jan 19, 2018 • 24 min
49-Mindfully Coping With The Struggle To Know Why We Feel Negative Emotions With No Apparent Cause
Jan 12, 2018 • 25 min
48-Mindfully Coping With The Struggle To Understand Everything In Our Lives
Dec 22, 2017 • 12 min
47-Mindfully Coping With Our Preconceived Notions About Other People
Dec 15, 2017 • 11 min
46-Mindfully Coping With Our Expectations About Life And Other People
Dec 1, 2017 • 28 min
45-Mindfully Coping With Feelings Of Darkness And Emptiness
Nov 24, 2017 • 16 min
44-Mindfully Coping With People Coming Into And Out Of Our Lives
Nov 11, 2017 • 24 min
43-Mindfully Coping With Frustration, Anger, and Fear
Nov 3, 2017 • 23 min
42-Mindfully Coping With Our Own Self-Doubt
Oct 27, 2017 • 30 min
41-Mindfully Coping With Feelings That Change Constantly
Oct 20, 2017 • 20 min
40-Mindfully Coping When “The New Wears Off”
Oct 13, 2017 • 26 min
39-Mindfully Coping With How We Can Sometimes “Get In Our Own Way” In Interpersonal Relationships
Oct 7, 2017 • 30 min
38-Mindfully Seeing Other People In A More Authentic And Genuine Way
Sep 30, 2017 • 12 min
37-Mindfully Coping With Being Emotionally Hurt By Others
Sep 16, 2017 • 24 min
35-Mindfully Coping With Depression-The Big Picture-Part 2
Sep 8, 2017 • 10 min
36-Mindfully Coping With Depression-The Big Picture-Part 1
Sep 8, 2017 • 21 min
34-Mindfully Coping With Being In A Bad Mood
Aug 25, 2017 • 18 min
33-Mindfully Coping With Other People’s Anger And How We React To It
Aug 20, 2017 • 9 min
32-Mindfully Dealing With “Questions That Lead Nowhere”
Aug 17, 2017 • 6 min
31-Mindfully Coping With “Being Tired Of Things”
Aug 12, 2017 • 25 min
30-Why Practice Mindful Coping At Work?
Aug 10, 2017 • 22 min
29-Mindfully Coping With “Fascination With Other People”
Aug 4, 2017 • 21 min
28-Mindfully Living Our Lives Versus Thinking About Them
Jul 29, 2017 • 15 min
27-Mindfully Coping With Our Own Struggles When Others Around Us Struggle
Jul 23, 2017 • 17 min
26-Mindfully Coping With Other People’s Reactions To What We Say Or Do
Jul 20, 2017 • 11 min
25-Mindfully Coping With Our Reactions To Other People-The Big Picture
Jul 16, 2017 • 23 min
24-A Mindful Coping Moment-“We Can Be Here”
Jul 13, 2017 • 9 min
23-Mindfully “Sitting With Confusion” About Our Lives
Jul 9, 2017 • 20 min
22-“It’s Not You, It’s Me.”-2
Jul 3, 2017 • 20 min
21-“It’s Not You, It’s Me.”
Jul 2, 2017 • 10 min
20-Mindfully Coping With The Tendency To “Overthink” About How We Feel
Jun 28, 2017 • 17 min
19-Mindfully Living Through The Cycle of Life
Jun 22, 2017 • 18 min
18-Why Mindful Coping Practice Never Ends
Jun 3, 2017 • 15 min
17-Mindfully Dealing With The “Preoccupation With Self”
May 26, 2017 • 14 min
16-How Mindfulness Brings It All Together
May 21, 2017 • 21 min
15-Mindfully Coping With “What’s Next?”
May 18, 2017 • 21 min
In this episode, Jeff more fully explores about the benefits of being aware of how our minds can sometimes get lost in “wondering what’s next” instead of just being present in each moment at work. He digs deeper into the subject of how in the world of…
14-Working With “Habits of Mind”
May 14, 2017 • 21 min
In this episode, Jeff takes a deeper look at working with various “habits of mind” and how mindfulness practice can help. He shares some stories from his life to illustrate how these various habits of mind can cause a considerable amount of unnecessary…
13-Mindfully Connecting With Others
May 11, 2017 • 18 min
Jeff talks about how mindfulness practice has changed his perspective on the importance of connecting with others in a more genuine way despite dealing with chronic depression and being naturally introverted and inclined to isolating himself sometimes….
12-What It’s About-Coping Mindfully
May 3, 2017 • 14 min
Jeff reflects about a very powerful example of effective coping that he experienced recently. He explains how what he witnessed taught him that sometimes, when things are extraordinarily difficult, we have to resort to stronger ways of coping and how it…
11-“Is This All There Is?”
Apr 20, 2017 • 13 min
Jeff talks about how sometimes we feel empty, dissatisfied, or anxious about how things are in some moments and how we can fear times when it seems like “this is all that there is” and what will happen next and what if things never change and we find…
10-The Meditative Witness
Apr 17, 2017 • 11 min
Jeff talks about what is referred to as experiencing the “meditative witness and how it is beyond what is theoretical and how it is something that cannot be understood intellectually but can only be experienced. He shares about experiencing this…
9-The Importance Of Remembering That We Are On A Journey
Apr 10, 2017 • 8 min
Jeff talks about the importance of not getting caught up and mired in just the fine details of what we are struggling with or what is causing us pain as it is also very important to pause and take a look at the “bigger picture” of our lives, where we…
8-Transitioning Back From The Delusion
Apr 3, 2017 • 9 min
Jeff talks about one of the most difficult “emotional hooks,” which is the role of the victim. He explains how all of the “emotional hooks” all work the same in that they entice us into taking on a role or an identity that is not really who we are. He…
7-Feelings-The Endgame
Mar 30, 2017 • 10 min
Jeff talks about the different types of feelings that can cause us distress, fear, and anxiety and how instead of trying to analyze what caused them and instead of trying to avoid them, it is much more beneficial to let ourselves just feel these…
6-Healing Advanced, Self-Created Suffering
Mar 27, 2017 • 17 min
Jeff talks about going through a recent loss and about realizing that he was causing additional suffering for himself by harboring hopes and expectations for how things would go even after he had already accepted that loss was imminent. He elaborates on…
5-A Different Perspective About Suffering
Mar 23, 2017 • 8 min
Jeff talks about how we have a choice in the way that we interpret our own suffering and the suffering of others and about how we can learn to stand outside our own thoughts and feelings about what is happening. This “different perspective” of the pain…
4-“Always On” Meditation
Mar 20, 2017 • 18 min
Jeff talks about how mindfulness meditation doesn’t just happen “on the cushion” in a formal practice….it can happen anytime that we are living life and dealing with our everyday challenges. He talks about how the whole idea of mindfulness practice is…
3-Why I Keep Practicing
Mar 16, 2017 • 9 min
Jeff explores where the work really is in our practice and why he continues to engage in it daily…’s not something that can be worked on for awhile and that can be internalized without the need to do the work daily. It’s about continuing to…
2-Mindfulness-The “Split Screen”
Mar 12, 2017 • 9 min
Jeff presents an analogy to help explain what mindfulness actually looks like in the moment as we are dealing with life internally and/or externally. He presents a powerful visual representation of what it looks like when you imagine two screens with…
1-Signals Pointing The Way To Return
Mar 7, 2017 • 10 min
Jeff speaks about the importance of utilizing the techniques of mindfulness practice when finding oneself in a stressful situation. He reviews some of the ways in which we can “catch ourselves in the act” of losing touch with what is really going on and…