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Trust What You Know: Guided Meditation (4 Minutes)

Trust What You Know: Guided Meditation (4 Minutes)

In this 4-minute guided meditation, you begin sitting peacefully in warm, white sand. You’re at the beach and you have it all to yourself. Use the recording or, if you’re leading a meditation, you can read it yourself using the transcript below. Trust What You Know […]

People Think I’m Stupid When I Don’t Know Things: Worry Journal Exercise

People Think I’m Stupid When I Don’t Know Things: Worry Journal Exercise

Honesty matters more than knowledge. That’s, thankfully, where I ended up in the essay, Smart Because You Say I Am? It’s just not so easy living that truth when you’re as worried as I am about what other people think. Situation / Trigger Conversation about something I know nothing about. Negative […]

Smart Because You Say I Am?

Smart Because You Say I Am?

I was in the 8th grade when I found out I was smart. I was in the 11th grade when I found out I wasn’t. In between were the usual teenage distractions, so I didn’t fully enjoy my 3-year run of intellectual greatness. I just […]