Posts Tagged ‘guilt’

How to Gobble Mindfully

Posted by Beth Minton on Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, because it’s all about friends, family, food and gratitude. It’s also a great time to practice mindfulness – paying attention, living in the present and appreciating “the now.” I highly recommend this fun and enlightening exercise that everyone at the dinner table can do together to practice being mindful and enjoy the occasion even more.

Shame on You!

Posted by Beth Minton on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Powerful words that get your attention. And they work – if you’re a two-year old or the family dog. As we mature, guilt does a great job of teaching us right from wrong, and we need this kind of “good guilt” for society to function. But just like cholesterol, there’s “bad guilt” too, and that can mess us up. How do you tell the difference? Examine your assumptions.