Tag Archive: Detachment

Do You Choose to Moderate Your Emotions?

If you’ve made a choice to be a less emotional acting out woman, I’d suggest a couple of changes you could make. In addition to getting psychological distance (search previous posts on intelligentwomenonly.com for psychological distance if you haven’t read them previously) and contemplating the unsatisfying outcomes for relationships that arrive with …

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Meditation — Don’t Play by the Rules

I found an article from Fall 2009, Tricycle, titled “The Problem with Meditation Instructions.” As regular readers know I just provided very simple instructions for getting started feeling, doing, sensing what a meditative state feels like. Here’s an opening quote. “We assume that meditation practices are proven to work for most anyone, …

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Maybe Smart Men Deal with Negative Self-Talk as Do Intelligent Women?

A PT post by about why men don’t talk was written by Shawn T. Smith Psy.D. Here are his cut-to-the-chase answers to the why. “1) Men Ain’t Supposed to Talk This may be the most obvious reason for male silence. Many men are at a disadvantage in discussions about …

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Find a Way to Detach — It’s a Key Survival Tool

“Don’t waste time,” concluded a reading at this morning’s meditation group. One of the members of the group found the phrase  harsh and prescriptive, unusual in the Zen tradition. Another became embroiled in thought. “How do you know if you’re wasting time? Is being a couch potato wasting time? That really worries me. I must …

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