In light of the "Black Lives Matter" movement, understanding how and where racism comes from is a critical question for everyone to explore. In truth, there isn't one single reason why. Instead its a confluence of influence. MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL takes an in depth look at the "psychological" reasons why racism persists in America.
The Coronavirus pandemic has kicked us out of our comfort zones and has upended our world as we know it. And as we make our way through a "new norm" of social distancing and "shelter in place," its important to find new ways to cope with our worries. John Tsilimparis, MFT offers practical mindfulness tips to help you survive the crisis.
Although "social distancing" is essential during the Coronavirus pandemic, if you are suffering from a mental health condition, isolation can increase symptoms of depression. MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL, takes a look at how we can best balance our lives while we self-quarantine and how we can stay connected.
Are you excessively worried about the Coronavirus? Well, you are not alone, the pandemic scare has spread across the globe quickly, the likes of which we have not seen in a long time. But there are tips and suggestions to help you manage your anxiety. Take a listen and get some perspective today!
Do you wake up every morning feeling anxious? Do you feel overwhelmed with everything you have to get done today? MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL offers easy techniques for detaching from the automatic thoughts of worry we experience every morning. Take a listen and change your mornings today!
When someone close to us dies, what does "closure" mean? MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL looks at the pain of grief and loss as more of a beginning than an end. It looks at learning how to accept and live with NOT "forgetting" and NOT getting "over it." We learn to coexist with the liability of owning a human heart. Take a listen and email me your thoughts. John Tsilimparis, MFT
In light of the tragic death of former NBA star, Kobe Bryant on January 26th, the question of why we are so affected when celebrities die is intriguing. Why do we mourn their lives so deeply? Are we a culture obsessed with death? How do we get psychologically attached to people we don't even know personally? MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL takes a look at this phenomenon and offers some insight.
Do you suffer from anxiety on a daily basis? Do you find yourself in a constant state of alert or fear? MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL offers a unique look into 3 highly "activating" negative thinking patterns that are causing your anxiety to be so intense. This podcast also offers ways to be mindful of them and subsequently reduce the distress you are experiencing.
Valentine's day is a commercially generated pseudo holiday that promotes a fairy tale-like concept of ideal love. The kind of love that doesn't always exist. MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL offers suggestions on how to manage expectations, avoid disappointment and not get caught up in the hype.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness Therapy are two of the most effective therapeutic modalities for the treatment of anxiety, panic and excessive worry. This podcast gives you insight and background on which of the two might be best for your anxiety. Or perhaps both might be helpful because they go hand in hand very well. Tale a listen!
We all know the benefits of exercising compassion for others. But what about exercising SELF-compassion? Self-compassion is just as important because to be a compassionate and giving person to others, we must experience that same humanity for ourselves. And, we must also learn how to forgive ourselves too. MINDFULNESS FOR THE SOUL offers a simple, mindful-meditation practice to help you be kinder to yourself.
The holidays don't have to be stressful. If we open up our minds and heighten our awareness to how blindly we subscribe to expectations, we may be able to alter our reaction to it. Mindfulness For The Soul takes a in-depth look at how to best survive the season.
Do you want to be more relaxed throughout your day? Learning self-regulation techniques is one of the most important life skills you can acquire. Through Mindful-Meditation, this podcast offers easy steps to achieve that.
Are you suffering from emotionally difficult times? Like mood swings, a negative outlook on life or having a persistent bad temper? If so, you may be suffering from depression. John Tsilimparis, MFT explores the many signs and symptoms we all experience. If these symptoms resonate with you, you are not alone. Depression is a very treatable mental health condition.
Learning healthy communication skills will not only improve existing relationships, but can heal them as well. Mindfulness For The Soul takes a closer look at how to improve all your interpersonal relations.
Understanding the neuro-biology of fear and why our minds and bodies are so affected by it is a key element to reducing anxiety. Once we know the reasons why we feel so scared all the time, we are less likely to be so afraid of our symptoms.
Do you want a healthy relationship? Do you want to improve your ability to communicate better with your partner and to foster deeper intimacy? Mindfulness for the Soul offers practical and effective tools for success.
Do you get sad, depressed or stressed out every autumn season? If you do, you might be suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, a type of temporary depression that can affect anyone. John Tsilimparis, MFT, takes a close look at why this condition occurs and how we can cope with it effectively. Take a listen!
We all know the benefits to feeling confident. Having confidence in ourselves and our abilities affects every area of our lives. Mindfulness for the Soul offers tips for powering your self-confidence. Follow these steps and feel better today.
John Tsilimparis, MFT takes a unique look into how we can improve our mental health by changing our perspective about things. He offers sustainable, stress-reducing tips to help you cope with your daily grind.
Want to learn how to feel happier? This podcast offers effective mindfulness techniques to help you achieve that. “Extreme Acceptance” is a tool that you can use immediately to feel better and help you get through your day. Take a listen and reduce your stress today!
Mindfulness for the Soul takes an in-depth look into the origins of why we persistently worry and offers evidence based techniques for managing our anxiety. Take a few minutes and listen. It might change your outlook today!