Mental Health Disorders and Yoga

Mental Health Disorders and Yoga

This research is showing that the psychological benefits of yoga come from breath, mindfulness/meditation, relationships with self and connection with the body (Roth, 2014). Understanding this, along with who can benefit from this type of practice is important. As counselors, we need to make sure we are not only delivering the yoga in a therapeutic form but delivering it to those who will benefit from the practice.

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How to Overcome Negative Thoughts by Resetting Your Cycle: Remembering the Blue Sky Beyond the Dark Clouds

How to Overcome Negative Thoughts by Resetting Your Cycle: Remembering the Blue Sky Beyond the Dark Clouds

You can reset your cycle. You can experience freedom from your negative thought patterns. When you have time, think about why you have a hard time letting go of the thoughts. What are you resisting? And try out the healthy coping options mentioned in this post.

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How to Build Self-Confidence: Listening to Your Inner Voice

How to Build Self-Confidence: Listening to Your Inner Voice

The way I see it, listening to your inner voice and knowing what you want is a skill. If you haven’t been taught to do that, or you have been taught the opposite, it’s okay. It’s something that we can learn how to do and we can do it regardless of our past experiences. It’s never too late to self-connect and gain more confidence in who you are and everything you can do.

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How to Raise a Mindful Child

How to Raise a Mindful Child

Just like adults, kids are drawn to mindfulness. Once they experience it, they know it feels good in their brains and bodies without reading the scientific evidence behind these practices. But when do they have the chance to experience it? To learn it? To practice it? Who will show them?

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What is Love? Defining hope, faith, love and belonging

What is Love? Defining hope, faith, love and belonging

Love roots can be damaged beyond repair even if the injury is rare. It just depends on the injury. I’ve learned through experience that I have boundaries, and if those are disrespected and crossed, I can only heal if I move away from the person who did it. If they apologize, I would of course accept but still not stay. Forgiving does not mean staying. And if they don’t apologize, I still work to forgive them and move away.  

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How to Build a Tribe - by using a peer coaching structure

How to Build a Tribe - by using a peer coaching structure

Having a tribe means we are able to talk deeply to discuss ideas, get feedback from our peers, and provide a space for support in our endeavors. But how should a tribe be structured? While getting together to simply talk is great, there are also tools to help tribes get the most out of their meetings

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Our Favorite Non Self-Help Books for Wellness

Our Favorite Non Self-Help Books for Wellness

Summer reading lists are so popular! We’re excited to share our non self-help books for summer wellness. So here’s a list that is enlightening, supportive, guiding, comforting but also entertaining and varied in style and genre.

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