April 7, 2020

*We are a society that is so focused on getting things done and doing, maybe the universe is giving us an opportunity to reset, and am opportunity to just be and not do

*a lot of people who are “getting so much done” are often times expressing their anxiety in that busy...

April 7, 2020

*When we are having a hard time sleeping it's often because our mind is spinning, Insight timer app, helps for sleepless, helps turn your attention elsewhere, Calm app, sleep stories, before sleep meditations, you can even turn those apps on in the middle of the day to...

April 6, 2020

*It’s ok to be outside and it’s necessary for your mental health as well as to break up the day

*Try to do things that bring you joy, crafts etc.

*introverts, check up on your extrovert friends!

*It’s ok to experience the discomfort of these times without having to change...

April 6, 2020

*Focus on not feeding sources of negativity and nastiness while still having your voice heard

*Remember that a lot of the nastiness comes from fear, shame=blame

*Remember that people are doing the best that they can

*Be available to your children as a playmate, this way y...

April 1, 2020

During this time we are feeling a variety of things. Often we can choose where we place our attention. This poem is a good reminder about the internal struggle that exists and how you can feed what will make you feel better in the long run.

Two Wolves

A Cherokee Legend

An...

March 30, 2020

During this time it is natural to worry about your health and the health of others. Perhaps you are having a tough time with anxiety or social distancing. Human beings have the amazing ability to think about future events. 'Thinking ahead’ means that we can anticipate...

March 27, 2020

*Focusing on the little things in life that we appreciate is helpful in dealing with the frustrations of this time

*This time is difficult for extroverts, they must create opportunities to connect online

*When others are constantly spouting a lot of negativity they are m...

March 27, 2020

-dreary weather, feeling more cooped up

-use light box

-Take a drive? Since the weather is bad 

-thinking to yourself about what you are going to do with the whole day is too overwhelming, chunking

-trend of having so many things we want get done, then getting nothing done

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March 23, 2020

What’s working for you and what’s not?

-whether or not to be surrogate teachers for children

-how much time outside vs screen time??

-kids being isolated from their friends, parents needing to be more of a playmate, more role shifting

-getting outside a couple of times a d...

March 23, 2020

  1. Differentiate physical distancing from social distancing.

  2. There is talk of fear and how to protect yourself physically, but not emotionally.

  3. Skill of using mindfulness. When you are feeling anxiety about the future, bring yourself back to the present mome...

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