Category Archives: Good thinking

Nurturing courage: “It’s good to stand on my own 2 feet…”

~ nurturing  “courage” figuring out unfamiliar situations, going  new places, taking chances on trying new activities ~ ~ And for my pockets? “pocket cards” “Pocket Perspectives” encouragement….reassurance….nurturing independence ~ More images and  related ideas: to be independent, I might need … Continue reading

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“Can I do anything about this?” …choosing how one might react to challenges or worries…

~ I recently read about a potentially effective way to look at “worrying”… (from The Worry Solution, by Dr. Martin Rossman ) to simply consider whether I CAN do something about a situation or problem… and if  I CAN, to … Continue reading

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“Arise, abide, dissolve…..” ….the progression of thoughts and feelings

The progression of thoughts…feelings…reactions days, seasons, life they arise… they abide for awhile… they dissolve, an ongoing process of change an ongoing flow ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ thoughts…feelings…reactions, the “comings” and “goings” in our lives, a bit like … Continue reading

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Seasoned pots… “seasoned” minds….both carrying flavors along with them

~ ~ seasoned pots… a lot like the dynamics of “seasoned” minds… ~ ~ subtle lingering flavors in pots… so many different “spices” and “seasonings”… subtle lingering “flavors” in our minds… ~ ~ such an abundance of “spices” and  “flavors” … Continue reading

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F.E.A.R. False Evidence Appearing Real…but it’s usually NOT “real”….

Here’s an older image that I just  updated… F.E.A.R….False Evidence Appearing Real… It seems to be so easy to fall into that “trap”… often tying in with imagined “fears” about the emotional or physical “safety” of one’s loved ones or … Continue reading

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The progression of “feelings”…arise, abide, dissolve…..

The progression of feelings, emotions….or reactions… they arise… they abide for awhile… they dissolve ~ ~ The very rapid progression that I’ve noticed, as I develop more awareness of my own reactions… Something happens…. “thoughts” often arises about what happened… … Continue reading

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“Can I do anything about this?” …choosing how one might react to challenges or worries…

~ I recently read about a potentially effective way to look at “worrying”… (from The Worry Solution, by Dr. Martin Rossman ) to simply consider whether I CAN do something about a situation or problem… and if  I CAN, to … Continue reading

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