This is an outline of the current and planned articles here on Maybe This Will Help. It’s an evolving document, subject to change at any moment. Linked articles have been published, unlinked one’s are coming “soon.”

  1. Introduction
    1. The Slight Edge
    2. Mini Habits
    3. Meditation
    4. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    5. Stoicism
    6. Other Ideas
  2. The Slight Edge
    1. Intro
    2. Main Points
      1. Penny Story
      2. Hyacinth Story
      3. Kaizen/Cani
    3. Closing Thoughts
    4. Resources
  3. Mini Habits
    1. Intro
    2. Main Points
      1. Keep it Simple – One at a time!
      2. You don’t have to do extra on your first day
      3. Something you really want to do AND get results from
    3. Closing Thoughts
    4. Resources
  4. Meditation
    1. Intro
    2. Main Points
      1. Mindfulness
        1. Concentration
        2. Sensory Clarity
        3. Equanimity
      2. Different Strokes for Different Folks
      3. Who Cares if it dilutes Buddhism
      4. Ethics Training
    3. Closing Thoughts
    4. Resources
  5. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    1. Intro
    2. Main Points
      1. Forerunners
        1. REBT
        2. CBT
      2. Six Core Processes
        1. Acceptance
        2. Cognitive Defusion
          1. My Favorites
            1. “Right Now, I’m having the thought/emotion/sensation…”
            2. “Thanks, Mind!”
            3. “Here’s the story, of a man named Lyman…”
            4. Radio Dades
        3. Being Present
        4. Self As Context (Observing Self)
        5. Values
        6. Committed Action
    3. Closing Thoughts
    4. Resources
  6. Stoicism
    1. Intro
    2. Main Points
      1. What’s in our Power?
      2. Virtues
        1. Wisdom
        2. Courage
        3. Self-Control
        4. Justice
      3. Impressions
    3. Closing Thoughts
    4. Resources
  7. The Tools
    1. Intro
    2. Main Points
    3. Closing Thoughts
    4. Resources
  8. Ideas Not Covered
  9. Closing Thoughts