Clear And Now Blog

Anger Is Not Negative
October 26, 2015
Meditation,Mindfulness — By Dave Eyerman

There is a strong, and growing, belief in our culture that anger is bad, destructive, and dangerous. There are certainly countless examples supporting this belief, from individual assaults to mass-scale genocides. It is easily understood why this emotion is so feared and there is such a strong movement to fight, deny, or even eliminate it altogether.

But what if this belief is incorrect? What if anger isn’t bad after all?


The Mind As Protector
October 5, 2015
Mindfulness — By Dave Eyerman

We frequently feel stressed, overwhelmed, and scattered, with too much to do, and an ever-increasing pressure to get things done.
When asked why people are stressed, common answers are:
“My job is crazy busy right now.”
“My kids have so much going on, I can’t keep up.”
“Finances are really tight.”

All of these reasons live outside the person answering the question. All those answers are saying that the root of the person’s problems lays outside of themselves, and if they went away, then so would their stress.

But what if that weren’t the case? What if our sense of stress and overwhelm were not determined by the length of our to-do list?