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Jamie Thompson

Mindfulness and My Recovery

April 28, 2017 by Jamie Thompson

Meditation is a mindfulness practice that helps me to stay in the moment, to experience the feelings, and to let them go. At first, I was able to meditate for about 10 seconds before my mind began to race. I thought I would never be able to do it. It is called a mindfulness “practice” because it takes just that, lots of practice. I started out with the goal of 3 minutes and slowly increased the time.

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Jamie Thompson

I Woke Up When I Died That Day

March 17, 2017 by Jamie Thompson

On this St. Patrick’s Day 2017, I share my story with you. If you feel like giving up… please don’t. If you feel like there is no way out… there is! Let others love you until you can love yourself. The feelings of hopelessness and helplessness are only temporary. I promise!

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Being My Own Valentine

February 23, 2017 by Jamie Thompson

I am learning how to sit with my feelings and thoughts and be okay when I am alone. Regulating my emotions and using mindful practices creates a space for love. I am changing; I am finding the feelings I once sought from others within my own heart.

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