Grounding Techniques for Busy Times

Grounding Techniques for Busy Times

“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.”

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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 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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