Category: Self-Care Strategies
I had a reputation for calmness in emergencies which I attributed to this safe, effective and skillful stress management tool that kept me from resorting unskillfully to psychoactive chemicals.
The basketball courts lie, like high-value chips a giant might play, across the vast floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
One thing that is within our control is how we deal with the situation we are in—regardless of how we got there.
Anderson misreads the character and is insensitive to the spirit of those times, which my friends and I, and millions of other young people, lived through and were touched by.
Relax and re-center with Dr. Gordon in this 11-minute guided imagery podcast.
Here as elsewhere it is the already vulnerable population–the poor and unemployed, children, pregnant women, and those previously displaced by Katrina—who will be most affected. These people, whom Mr. Nocera seems to dismiss as “runny-nose[d]” complainers, are the ones about whom we should care—who should be compensated.
We practice soft belly breathing, which slows down and relaxes the body and the mind. We draw. We infuse a piece of paper with shapes, images, and colors so that the paper can hold all of our worries.
Is it so unusual, so unthinkable, to use technology mindfully rather than perpetually?
And my heart keeps opening, on the phone to friends and colleagues, on the screen of emails. “Happy Valentine’s Day,”…The anxiety of choice or appropriateness evaporates. You are all my valentines.
He suggests treating yourself as you would a dear friend or loved one. Speak gently, with respect, use thoughts that are nurturing, not destructive.