Five Affirmations for Resilience

Have you ever wanted to get rid of frustrating or distracting negative thoughts that keep milling about in your mind? A recent study in Brain and Behavior shows that silently repeating a single word to yourself quiets your mind. You can choose¬† your affirmation based on how you’re feeling. Do you feel bored and want…

10 Questions to Ask Yourself From Positive Psychology

How do you retrain the mind to focus on the positive? Find out more in my latest article on PsychToday. Positive psychiatry examines how to enhance well-being by focusing on strengths and positive characteristics, emotions, and behaviors. This is not easy. It goes against our natural instincts. We are set up to pay more attention…

How To Tidy Mindfully

Want to learn how to tidy mindfulness? Find out more about the Konmari method. Read my recent article on Psychology Today on how to bring some Zen to cleaning: Copyright Marlynn H. Wei, MD, PLLC © 2015

The Power of Acceptance

Trying to build a wall to keep emotions out can cause one to keep emotions in. It may be helpful to remember that you are not your emotions and to practice loving and accepting your emotions rather than either fighting them or increasing them. This story is paraphrased from Anthony de Mello, S.J. (1983) and…