It is part of the human experience to feel anger, as well as other strong emotions like fear and resentment. Read on to for how to approach these emotions from a mindful perspective, the Lipstick Lady’s story, and a practice you can use right now.
How many times have you cut someone off mid-sentence, or blurted something out in a conversation or argument… only to regret it moments later? Being mindful is a learnable skill we can utilize to minimize hurtful situations, improve our communication and heal relationships. In SHINE groups we invite participants to practice mindful listening and speaking in several ways.
SHINE is helping young parents grow, navigate life’s challenges, and become better parents. We recently graduated a group of young parents from a 10-session SHINE program. During our 10 weeks together, we focused on the Keys to Mindfulness [LINK], shared victories, practiced mindful listening and speaking, and learned ways to reduce stress and deal with strong feelings. The parents themselves had a lot to say about what they learned and how it is making a difference in their lives.