Week 3. Dealing with Invisibility

Week 3. Dealing with Invisibility

Last week we met Katrina and learned how she used mirror meditation to disrupt her selfie addiction. Pat had a different kind of self-image problem. As a therapist, she felt comfortable in the role of nurturer and support person. Pat was quite modest and even...
Week 2. Dealing with a Selfie Addiction

Week 2. Dealing with a Selfie Addiction

Last week, we met Clare whose relationship with the mirror involves intense scrutiny of her appearance. Once she shifted her attention to see how she was creating her own suffering, she was able to stop her habit of self-criticism. Katrina, on the other hand, didn’t...
A Remedy for Appearance Obsessions

A Remedy for Appearance Obsessions

When people find out I teach mirror meditation, they often say, “I hate to look at myself in the mirror!” Followed by The Trifecta of Self-Cruelty: “I’m too fat, I’m too old, I’m too ugly.” This Trifecta, as I’ve come to call it, has many variations, but they all have...