Part 3 of my Meditation for Anxiety series couldn’t come at a better time. I am just back from the vacation from hell… truly.

My fournado lived up to his name in every way. 

My baby got sick for the first time with a high fever. 

We were all sharing a room which meant no sleep for any of us. 

Our flight home was delayed… 

Need I go on?

The funny thing is I kept wishing we would get home. It’ll be better when we are home, I kept telling myself. And, then we got home, and you know what? My fournado is still four. The baby is still sick. We still haven’t gotten much sleep…

This is a classic example of the magical thinking that robs us of the opportunity for peace. Join me for today’s episode of The Mindful Minute as we discuss how to deal with the moments we wish we could run away from, how to attend and befriend rather than fight or flight, and how to survive vacations with little kids!!

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