How to be authentically brave

I grew up in a pretty religious environment, and as I got older and more questioning, one struggle stands out. When something difficult or tragic happened, many of the religious people around me would respond with some version of the message that we should sort of just accept the difficulty, and trust in our higher power. I can feel my blood pressure rising now, even as...
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Some Micro-Mindfulness for Covid-19

"I am afraid ... but we'll figure this out" I was walking my dog this morning, and I felt a headache coming on. It’s spring pollen season here, so allergies have been kicking up. But something else came to mind too. I’ve been more and more convinced by the mind-body literature out there that suggests we consider the emotional factors that could be contributing to our b...
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