Articles by Shawn Bradford

Change Challenge Day 2: 10 Amazing Things That Happened Today!

Today’s challenge has three parts 1. Write down 10 great things that happened yesterday or today. Yesterday we discussed how we have negativity bias, but we also know that we can create new pathways in the brain (positive pathways). So let’s start teaching our brain to look at the positive…

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Why IS Change SO Darn Hard!

Change ~ verb ~ make or become different. Change ~ noun ~ the act or instance of making or becoming different. Welcome to Day 1 of The Change Challenge.  Today is all about acknowledging that change is HARD!  That is worth repeating.  Change is really hard.  If you have ever…

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PAUSE a Mindful Strategy for Day 28 of the 31 Days of Mindfulness

Welcome to day 28 of the 31 days of mindfulness for the March Mindful Challenge.  Today’s challenge is all about the pause. Where can you take a moment here and there to pause as you move through your scheduled day? Perhaps this mindful pause will reveal new moments of insight,…

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Emotional, physical, and mental pain is a part of life, however, we don’t generally welcome it into our lives.  Although life is an experience of polarities and we wouldn’t know pleasure without knowing pain. We can start looking at our pain as an important messenger in our lives.  We can…

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Observation of Experiences, Reactions & Choices

Welcome to day 26 of the 31 days of Mindfulness for the March Mindful Challenge. Today’s challenge is to pay attention to our reactions to a pleasant experience and an unpleasant experience. By paying attention to our experiences and how we react to these experiences we can start to learn…

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