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Amy "Lyre" Turner

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Mindfulness Monday: Wise Mind
Back during the A to Z Challenge, I spoke briefly about DBT and about Mindfulness . Today, I'm going to talk about a core component of Mindfulness that is also a core component of DBT. In DBT, there are three states of mind that are referenced. These three ...

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Hello, NaNoWriMo….
Today is the first day of NaNoWriMo, the National Novel Writing Month . The goal? 50,000 words in 30 days. Am I crazy for doing this? Abso-freaking-lutely. And yet, every year, I willingly and intentionally subject myself to the insanity. It's time to dive ...

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Book Release: Dakota Captive
Today is a very exciting day for author Alythia Brown . Her new book, Dakota Captive , is being released. I had the pleasure (although she may tell a different story, ha) of working with her as her editor for this book. In other words, yes. I am totally bia...

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Mindfulness Monday: 7 Pillars of Mindfulness
Today's Mindfulness topic is the 7 Pillars of Mindfulness. In his book, Full Catastrophe Living , Jon Kabat-Zinn introduces us to the 7 Pillars of Mindfulness, which are foundations of a sort for developing a mindful practice. Some people refer to them as t...
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