The Three-Minute Breathing Space

The Three-Minute Breathing Space In stress or anticipating stress, or simply at regular intervals through the day, this practice, freely adapted from Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (Segal et al., 2002), can be of use.   Minute 1: Awareness. Taking a pause. If you...

The Triple Filter Test

In ancient Greece, Socrates was reputed to hold knowledge in high esteem. One day an acquaintance met the great philosopher and said, “Do you know what I just heard about your friend?” “Hold on a minute,” Socrates replied. “Before you...

Anyway – Mindfulness with Carol

Anyway by Mother Teresa People are often unreasonable, Illogical, and self-centered; Forgive them anyway. If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; Be kind anyway. If you are successful, you will win some false friends and some true enemies;...

Clothing Donations

Alpha Home has had an outpouring of love in the form of clothing donations.  Alpha Home is accepting summer seasonal clothing for female residents 20-50 years.   Thank you for your thoughts, prayers and clothes! 🙂  They will go to good use and make a woman’s...

Know Your Value

A father said to his son: You graduated with honors, here is a car that I acquired many years ago … it is several years old. But before I give it to you, take it to the used car lot downtown and tell them I want to sell it and see how much they offer you. The...