Category: Mindfulness

07

Nov2021

Taking Your Story Back

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November 7, 2021
I was listening to some music and the song by Major Lazar, “Lay Your Head on My Shoulder” came on, and there were a few parts that really stood out for me. They were “… And every single scar that you claim Is a stone in the path to this place And every single ... Read More

07

Nov2021

What is in an Emotion?

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November 7, 2021
When we hear the term, emotions, there might be a lot of different thoughts that come to mind. Emotions are complex and yes, confusing, and messy at times but can be pleasant and wonderful at other times. We all have them, and they can make us uncomfortable and uneasy one ... Read More

24

Sep2021
Over the years, I have met many people who use the excuse as the reason why they could not care for themselves and even could not put their health as priority, and that excuse was, “Well, I’m a perfectionist”. It is also the reason used for why they cannot make ... Read More

17

Jul2021
Having more self-compassion has many benefits, and, in many cases, it is the opposite of what many people believe. I think there is a common belief that you will work harder and accomplish more if you are hard on yourself, but the research directly goes against that. For example, more ... Read More

25

Feb2021

10 Mindful Footsteps

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February 25, 2021
Mindfulness and teaching our bodies, minds, and spirits to calm and re-center can easily be brought into our daily lives. Jan offers a simple way to do that in 10 footsteps.       Original Post February 24, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube... Read More

21

Jan2021
We use these three words interchangeably. How we use and understand these three words matters. And, gives us a chance to exercise our choice and control about whether we will respond or react to people and events around us.   Original Post January 20, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski ... Read More

14

Jan2021
Thriving Thoughts Terminate Toxic Thoughts: Personal Bill of Rights Creating your own Personal Bill of Rights will help you validate your own needs, opinions, and boundaries with other people effectively. This will help you stand up for yourself without violating the rights of other people. Considering the events happening around the ... Read More

30

Dec2020
Weekly Wellness Message Thriving Thoughts Terminate Toxic Thoughts: Let's get S.M.A.R.T and Set Goals The concept of setting personal goals can be a very useful tool to organize your thoughts, pause for a plan and take a breath when you get through the first step of identifying why you want/need to set ... Read More

22

Dec2020
Jan offers a simple 1-2 minute mindfulness practice to help manage whatever the holidays are bringing up for you in body, mind, and spirit.     Original Post December 22, 2020 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is ... Read More

18

Dec2020
Self esteem is the feelings you have about yourself as a human being. Being human is hard. It's even harder when your negative toxic thoughts are overwhelming and hard to ignore. With some practice you can find some ways to adjust your toxic thoughts to thriving thoughts. Here are some ... Read More

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