“So what do we do when we stop doing things that support our wellbeing? We find little ways to recenter, regain our inner balance, and ground ourselves. We can do this by doing small grounding exercises during periods of “practice drought”. What does that look like? Simple. Smell and savor your food before taking the first bite. Take a deep breath and exhale slowly while dropping your shoulders. Move your toes around in your shoes and sense how they feel. Slowly roll your head and feel the stretch in your neck. Next time you take a sip of your drink, feel the cool or warmth of it in your mouth. Feel the water soothingly hit your body in the shower. Give yourself a two-minute foot or hand or shoulder massage.”Read More
mental health resources to pause, learn and grow
Remaining OPEN gives you a chance to better understand your child and their actions. This four step process is a tool to have in your back pocket to help you slow down, pause, and become curious about what is going on for your child.Read More
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?Read More
If you found a therapist that is a good fit, does it automatically mean that you will get better? And how can you tell if you are or if you aren’t? These are not simple questions since success in therapy looks very different case by case for many reasons.