S.M.A.C.K.s for Stepmoms: Let it be

27 10 2008

Are there any unsolvable issues in your stepfamily that you simply have no control over? What coping strategies have you used to move to a place of acceptance? Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, a teacher of mindfulness meditation and the author of Wherever You Go There You Are, suggests that when we have resolved issues, instead of “letting go,” which is impossible sometimes, we instead choose to “let it be.” To accept our reality and stop giving problems so much attention and emotional power over us. This month, turn on the old Beatles tune and practice letting a recurring issue just be. (For stepmoms this is also known as disengaging.)

Visit my other blog www.smackyourinnercritic.com for more about how to S.M.A.C.K. your Inner Critic.

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