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Integrating Mind-Body with Traditional Exercise

Many a mind-body purist may pooh-pooh the idea that you can experience true mindful benefits by overlapping some meditation or mind-body movements with your traditional exercise. But that is one way to [more…]

10 Reasons to Try Mind-Body Workouts

Maybe you aren’t quite convinced about this mind-body workout stuff, either because you can’t imagine being so low-key since you’re a dedicated endorphin junkie [more…]

10 Tips on How to Find the Best Mind-Body Teacher, Class, or Video

You may not click with one teacher or practitioner on your mind-body journey — no matter how good that teacher is — and if so, it’s all over. If you don’t feel good when you step into a studio or club [more…]

How to Fit Mind-Body Techniques into Your Morning

Why not start your morning with mind-body techniques? One as simple as watching the sunrise. There is something magical about watching the sun rise — the colors, the majesty, the power, the reverence, [more…]

10 Popular Mind-Body Methods

You are not the only one with a growing interest in what is now called mind-body fitness. Fascination and demand are spreading like wildfire. These are the most prominent and developing mind-body practices [more…]

A Year of Mindfulness For Dummies Calendar

Mindfulness is a proven meditation technique that can help you restore balance in your personal life. Being mindful means paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, with qualities like compassion [more…]

The 3 Pillars of Wellbeing – Being Open, Aware and Active

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) aims to increase your psychological flexibility so that you can improve your wellbeing and live a more meaningful and vital life. Psychological flexibility involves [more…]

Setting and Achieving Value-Based SMART Goals

Committed action is a core Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) process. It involves turning your values into actions in your everyday life. Your values represent what's most important to you and the [more…]

An ACT Intervention with a Teenager Experiencing Anxiety and Paranoia

Following an initial meeting with Marco and his parents, Duncan agreed to carry out a brief Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) intervention that focused on defusion and setting value-based goals. [more…]

10 ACT Tips to Help You Lead a Better Life

Use the following ten Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) tips to help you live a life defined by your values and not by your mind: [more…]

Improving Your Relationships

Relationships – be they with family, friends or lovers – are processes. And no matter how happy and contented you are with the important relationships in your life, there's always room for improvement. [more…]

Developing a Different Relationship with Anger

Anger isn't actually a problem. It's a natural emotion, just like happiness and sadness. How you respond to anger, however, can be problematic. How you feel and what you think aren't choices – but you [more…]

Enhancing Your Work Life

Many therapeutic approaches are seen as relevant only to those with a clinically diagnosed mental health problem. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) differs in this respect. Anyone and everyone can [more…]

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy For Dummies Cheat Sheet

Use these helpful tips and pointers on this Cheat Sheet to help you understand Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and how to apply it to your life. [more…]

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