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Elisha Goldstein

Another Reason Why Thoughts Are Not Facts

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Thoughts simply aren't facts, they are mental events that pop up in the mind and are dependent on our mood.

Your Destructive Mind Habits In 5 Short Chapters

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Mind traps are those habitual thinking styles we get caught in that inevitably trap us into a cascading snowball of reactivity that leads us to greater distress. Look this over, see if you identify with any of them.

Why Parents Hate Parenting--Or Do They?

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Research suggests that parents hate parenting, so with all these built in challenges, is there something deeper besides just the evolutionary push that drives people to become parents?

Mindfulness Strategies for Anxiety and Depression

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Mindfulness is about being aware of what lens we're wearing when looking at life, so we can be more intentional.

Why You Fear Love and Success

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Sometimes, in welcoming a difficult emotion as a guest in our house, we can approach and explore the feeling that's there with a kind attention. In doing this you may be amazed at what you find.

A Mindful Path Through Depression

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

I felt that this particular letter could be a benefit to many and wanted to share it with you. I have also bolded some things that I felt stood out.

10 Ways to Bring Meaning Into Your Life

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

When I feel myself asking "Where did the day go?" I do some brief exercises that bring me to the present moment and remind myself that I'm living.

Mindfulness Tips for Hyper Efficiency

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

When your mind or behavior wanders, rather than buying into the self blame game, see if you can just treat it as a distraction, and realize that it's just the way the mind works.

Personal Development: 2 Steps to Simpler Living

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Here are two simple steps to help you take stock of your life right now and shift to healthier living.