A Clean Mind

Blogging about a less stressful way to live…

Hallelujah, Client’s Religious Views Improve!

I teach a couple of classes a week at an inpatient rehab near Pensacola called Gulf Breeze Recovery. I’ve written a little bit about it before. The paperwork wore me down, so I’m not seeing clients there anymore. It’s heavily regulated by the state, so it’s not their fault… I’d say a bit too regulated, though. All [more...]

Anxiety Specialist??

A client came to see me for anxiety issues. She was having panic attacks at work that were messing up her job attendance and performance. We made good progress right away, slashing some of the anxiety from the weeks before. It ended up being tied to her husband, who doesn’t seem like the best guy from [more...]

Do You Really Live This Way??

A client and I were in the middle of our first session, and we were covering the usual mind-blowing stuff about thoughts, feelings, letting go, relaxing, etc. Letting go and relaxing even when you’re busy and even when you’re making tough decisions. Just practicing this and doing your best. Because you still have to do [more...]

An Update

Hi folks, long time no talk! May this find you well. Just a quick update here. I think I’ve told you that I’ve been working about half time at a very powerful place called Gulf Breeze Recovery (GBR). It’s an inpatient drug and alcohol rehab where people go for a minimum of six weeks. I’ve learned [more...]

In A Rush?

Hi folks. Before we talk about how leaving five minutes earlier can change your life, let’s check in real quick on the Talk Nicely To Yourself For Two Weeks, Dammit! Challenge. It’s been about three weeks, in fact, since I invited you to talk nicely to yourself… for just two weeks. Did you remember? That’s often the hardest [more...]

Just Try It!

Last week, I wrote about talking nicely to yourself. This can literally change your life in no time flat. Really. It can be a MAJOR game changer, so this is a fairly gentle reminder to try this out. Just try it out. For two weeks. Two weeks. What do you have to lose? I’ll tell you what you [more...]

Talk Nicely… To Yourself

Hi folks! Today I’m going to attempt a shorter blog post. It hit me that that might be the answer to how to stay in touch and keep the convo going while working so much. There’s just too much to talk about and lately it hasn’t been happening (due to work and wanting to chill [more...]

Hello Again

Hi folks! It’s good to be back… Hopefully it lasts… I’ve been really busy since the new year started, and I’ve chosen to chill when not working. There’s lots to say, though, and I really love writing this blog, so hopefully that will even out in the future. I think it will. I had a [more...]

51-49 Wins!

I wrote about beliefs a few days ago. This is crucial if you are looking for peace, so I’m going to elaborate just a bit. The truth is true whether you or I know it or not. That’s just a simple fact. So I have absolutely no loyalty to my beliefs. If I start to [more...]

Beliefs

Hi folks! Yes, I’ve been a slacker blogger lately… Actually I’ve been as busy as ever. The counseling practice is really taking off, and I’m doing some interesting work on the side, too. And I’ve had lots of gigs on mandolin recently. We still have a big year coming up, though. We’ll be covering all kinds [more...]

All anybody really wants is peace. The good news is that peace can be learned. I’m serious. This should be taught in middle school, but it’s not. So I’m teaching it now.

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