Tag: Relaxation

  • Meditation Monday

    You may also want to try… Box Breaths Inhale for a 4-count. Hold for a 4-count. Exhale for a 4-count. Repeat as needed. 4 – 7 – 8 Breaths Inhale for a 4-count. Hold for a 7-count. Exhale for an 8-count. Repeat as needed.

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  • Therapy Thursday

    Coping Strategies for the Holidays How are you managing your stress and regulating your emotions during this traditionally busy time of the year? The Mayo Clinic recommends the following coping strategies: Reach Out. If you feel lonely or isolated, seek out religious or other social communities such as your local YMCA. Be Realistic. Even though your holiday…

  • Wellness Wednesday

    Be happy in the moment, that’s enough. Each moment is all we need, not more. — Mother Teresa

  • Welcome May

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  • Happy New Year

    As 2021 washes away, how about making a New Year resolution to be a “compassionate mess”? This means that instead of focusing on getting it right, we focus on opening our hearts. Even though it’s important to try to alleviate our suffering by making needed changes in our lives, the truth is we’ll surely fail…

  • Thankful Thursday

    What small joy are you grateful for today? Appreciate life’s little blessings in a time of uncertainty, worry, and fear.  

  • A Cure for Manic Monday

    When was the last time you cared for yourself? How frequently do you engage in a self care ritual? What does the commonly used, “me-time” mean to you? To prevent Compassion Fatigue Syndrome, we need to schedule time for ourselves each and every day. Whether it is 10 minutes, 1 hour, or several hours, we need to…

  • Thankful Thursday

    July Gratitude Challenge Schedule 5 minutes each day to reflect on 5 things that bring you gratitude. Big or small, family, work, or personal related… You choose. Write each thing in a journal, post-it note, or your smart phone… You choose. When the ‘going gets tough’ or you are faced with seemingly unbeatable challenges in…

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    When was the last time you took 10 minutes to do nothing? We can easily be “buried” in our work and the ins-and-outs of our daily lives that we become distracted from the present moment.  What would happen if you took 10 minutes to focus on the present moment: no television, no phone, no computer or tablet, no…