Mindful Divorce – Part 3

We each have a personal narrative which emerged through our formative years, primarily moulded by our familial and cultural programming. Add in DNA and life experiences and a youth emerges with established beliefs, attitudes and desires, all evidence of the narrative. Unaware of this narrative and its strangle-hold on the emerging adult, a life unfolds […]

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Mindful Divorce – Part 2

One of the common causes for divorce is infidelity. If it’s sexual, it may or may not involve an emotional connection. A very common encounter, which often becomes an affair, is one that happens with a partner’s close friend. Many friendships have been irreparably damaged in these circumstances. Many professionals have affairs with their secretaries […]

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A Life of Inner Peace – How EAP Works Part 7

In my last blog I wrote about gratitude and how it serves to reinforce a neural pathway of inner peace and healing. I also explained that this is achieved through a sustained commitment to practicing forgiveness. That sustained commitment to forgiveness requires the practice of being mindful, which is remembering in every moment that you […]

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Sustaining Mindfulness with Gratitude – How EAP Works Part 6

Mindfulness isn’t an end in itself, it is more of a means to an end. It’s the bridge between life being lived habitually and through your programming, and a life filled with compassion and benevolence for yourself, for others and for the planet. It’s the physician of the soul that sees inner stillness and joy […]

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What is Mindfulness? – How EAP Works Part 5

The emerging fad in health and wellness is mindfulness. The fact that it has become faddish is unfortunate because consumers are cautious about fads. As with all fads, claims are made about the ‘body of evidence’ supporting it’s efficacy. Testimonials abound, and everybody is an expert. So what makes the EAP approach different? Our understanding […]

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Mindful Change – How EAP Works Part 4

Bioplasticity is the ability for life to change through being mindful and not wilful. It’s a concept that many western minds don’t grasp. The wilful approach to life-change would be better called biomalleability since being malleable technically means changing shape with the force of a hammer. Bioplasticity is a relatively new word which has been […]

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Drawing the Map to Your Parallel Reality – How EAP Works Part 3

In any change management process there are three key elements. The first one is being clear about the current situation. The second is the vision of what things would look like if they were better serving. The third is what would have to be done to bridge the gap between those two places. At EAP […]

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The Changing Brain – How EAP Works Part 2

In Part 1 of How EAP Works I discussed the concept of pragmatic laziness. The pragmatic part was about becoming aware. The lazy part was the commitment to being mindful. Today I want to address the pragmatic part. Awareness is the precursor to being mindful, which is the precursor to compassion and empathy, which are […]

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