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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: How ACT Can Help You Solve Problems and Improve Your Life

I’ve been getting into a counseling approach called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; pronounced as one word, not “eh-see-tee”). ACT has helped me to effectively deal with problems in my own life, so I thought I would give a brief primer on the approach to see if it can help …

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What to Buy a Minimalist for Christmas? 7 Awesome Ideas

As I’ve been getting more into Minimalism over the past several months, questions inevitably pop up during the holidays: Can I get you something for Christmas? Do you need anything? What do you buy a minimalist for Christmas? Maybe you’re struggling with a similar dilemma for the minimalist in your …

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Being Present Reduces Fear

I’m getting married in a couple months, and as part of our premarital counseling, our counselor assigned us a book to read, called Saying What’s Real: 7 Keys to Authentic Communication and Relationship Success by Susan Campbell. One of the key points in the book is the encouragement to stay …

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Honor the Journey

I attended the Liturgists gathering last weekend in Denver, CO, which was hosted by Science Mike and Michael Gungor. It was a refreshing weekend for me spiritually—a mix of worship, listening, learning, discussion, and connecting with God. One of the most powerful aspects of the weekend for me was the …

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