“Looping recordings” is a term I made up, for lack of a better way of describing it. It means listening to short positive affirmations or quotes and setting your music app to repeat the individual track. I have been making these short positive recordings for quite a few years now.Continue Reading

Ruminating is generally something a person should avoid, but it seems to come naturally for some people. I have found ruminating, or thinking consistently of a problem, makes things worse not better. Another word for ruminating is worrying. Worrying or ruminating has never helped me find good solutions to myContinue Reading

Prayer can be as easy as just talking to God, the Universe, or your higher power, and saying what’s on your mind. That can be easy, especially when you are at the end of your rope and really need help. But as a standard practice when life isn’t so bad,Continue Reading

(All passages taken from the compilation of Baha’i writings called Prayer and Devotional Life, except where noted. Here are some Baha’i Prayers.) Know thou, verily, it is becoming in a weak one to supplicate to the Strong One, and it behooveth a seeker of bounty to beseech the Glorious BountifulContinue Reading

Doing a search of the web for the “benefits of prayers” brought up a lot of religious websites. However, I found some credible non-religious websites had something to say about it also. From the Psychological Science website, according to some studies prayer “can calm your “nervous system, shutting down yourContinue Reading

Low self esteem is a very common problem with people who struggle with their mental health. It makes perfect sense it would be, since you are struggling often just to survive and keep your head above water, while your peers are succeeding, having fun, going somewhere with their lives, etc.Continue Reading

Pomodoro is a simple time management technique. When you are working on something, at work, at home or wherever, set a timer for 25 minutes. When the timer rings, take a break for 5 minutes. After four 25-minute sessions, take a 20-minute break. Pretty simple. Pomodoro means tomato in Italian.Continue Reading

EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) and EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) are ways of eliminating intense emotions that serve no purpose, and just make the situation and life worse. I see EFT and EMDR as a way of normalizing emotions surrounding issues or situations that could have been caused byContinue Reading

(updated January 2022) Biofeedback is a type of therapy where you use information about your body, as registered by biofeedback devices, in order to improve your thinking and emotions. The theory is that by getting feedback about your internal state of calmness or agitation, you can teach yourself how toContinue Reading

I created some recordings of the names of God from premium artificial intelligence computer voices. I added “qualifiers” which I think are crucial for my own recovery. I am posting these recordings here, in the hope that someone else might find them as useful as I have. Listening to theseContinue Reading