Waking Up With Brenda © 2018 by Brenda Miller

May 15, 2018

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Do you have an upsetting situation that keeps reoccurring in your life and would like to know why? This simple strategy that came to me the other day from something Sadhguru said about energy helps untangle those puzzling, maddening, worrisome situations.

I don’t like c...

December 10, 2017

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I love this!

Anyone interested in self-healing probably will too.

It's really simple: Can you get quiet, invite yourself to go and stay deep inside of your physical body until you feel aliveness, or as Mooji call it, 'Isness'? That IS disease prevention and a way to heal...

December 9, 2017

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If there were such a thing as aliens and they were examining us, they'd say something like this:

Why don't those human beings say, "I don't know." They know they don't know. 

Why do they get upset that they don't know? They can't know until they do.

Until we try...

December 9, 2017

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I know I've said this before, but have you tried it?

Sometimes the best thing to do while your child is freaking out is nothing. The child has to stop sometime, but while you're waiting, why not do something helpful for yourself: like Kegel's, or reciting sports stats i...

December 7, 2017

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But, how to come from our heart in the middle of upsets? 

The quickest way is to remind ourselves that we are mortal (as taught by Sadhguru) and remind ourselves that we don't really know if either of us are going to die today, tomorrow or next week. This is not to BE m...

December 6, 2017

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Eckhart Tolle teaches a wonderful technique in his audio Power of Presence, (Session 1) to practice anytime, that is a life-saver when your child (or anyone else) is acting out.

Here's how (paraphrased):

1. when the other is acting out, bring all of your a...

December 5, 2017

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It seems impossible to no react to a screaming child, or to one who has disobeyed us and have put themselves in danger. AND, we never feel good when we react. Never. Ever. Every reaction is painful to us and to those we are pointing it at. So, there must be another way...

December 4, 2017

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Perfection (from our mixed up mind) is a made-up, stress-inducing expectation that can't be met, ever. 

We think about the perfect child, perfect car, the perfect house, the perfect job, the perfect friend, the perfect partner, perfect holiday, perfect meal, e...

December 2, 2017

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If you can take one second right now (and when you feel a storm cloud rising up inside of you that is directed at your child, or anyone else) and      Slow.      Everything.      Down.     you will begin to relax - and become a person you (and others) like to be around...

December 2, 2017

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If you can take one second right now and      Slow.      Everything.      Down.      you will begin to relax - and become a person you (and others) like to be around.

Some places to consciously slow yourself down:

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