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Moving into the New Year Mindfully
When the body is in a stressed state, people often experience all their thoughts, feelings, and sensations in a way that seems heightened, and often overwhelming. The sympathetic nervous system kicks into high gear and sends messages to the brain that we are not safe. By practicing Mindfulness, we can learn how to create some distance between our thoughts, physical sensations and emotions which helps lower the intensity of the body’s reaction to stressful circumstances.
20 Types of Journaling: Part Two
20 Types of Journaling: Part Two
"In this article, I will share with you 10 more types of journaling methods as a continuation of "20 Types of Journalling: Part One." Maybe you will find one that pops out to you, and you can start to implement it into your self-care routine."
20 Types of Journaling: Part One
20 Types of Journaling: Part One
"I thought there was just one type of journaling, writing down your feelings and what happened during the day. However, after researching the benefits of journaling, I fell down a rabbit hole of all the different ways people can journal."
Holiday De-Stress Tips
Holiday De-Stress Tips
The holiday season is finally upon us! With all of the joy, happiness, and excitement that December brings, there can be a lot of stress too. Busy stores during holiday shopping, socializing at parties, and wondering what gifts to buy your loved ones can all contribute to holiday stress and worry.
Sleep Hygiene
Sleep Hygiene
Much like practicing healthy habits with eating and exercise, there are also healthy habits to practice with sleep!
DBT: A Wise Mind ACCEPTS
DBT: A Wise Mind ACCEPTS
A Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) technique that can help you regulate emotions and ease anxiety and stressful thoughts.
Quick Tips for Managing Anxiety at Home
Quick Tips for Managing Anxiety at Home
Anxious about upcoming exams? New 'distance learning'? Or perhaps about the current uncertain times? Download our Infographic for our favourite skills for managing anxiety - all of which are easy to learn and can be done at home!
STOP Skill
STOP Skill
The “STOP skill” might be one of the most overlooked and yet straightforward and useful skills.
5,4,3,2,1 Grounding Technique
5,4,3,2,1 Grounding Technique
Whether you are having a panic attack, experiencing a high level of anxiety or are struggling to fall asleep, finding a way to ease the mind and return to a place of calmness and clarity can be extremely difficult to achieve. That’s why mindfulness techniques are so important, because they can help you achieve just that - no matter your current mental state.
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