I’m going to ask you a list of questions and all you need to do is answer yes or no for each question. Do you find yourself feeling irritable when little things go wrong? Do you sometimes over-react or feel overly sensitive to others’ remarks? Do you like your routine and having everything in its […]
What Is Resilience?
Editor’s note: the video for this post has been removed. The text below is the video transcript. I’m here to talk to you about what is resilience. I’m sure you’ve heard of that term and we all have our ideas about what that means. To me what resilience really means is that we have a […]
Calming Down By Engaging Your Vagus Nerve
Editor’s note: the video for this post has been removed. The text below is the video transcript. I am going to teach you a little exercise for the social nervous system; this was developed by Anna Chitty. I’ll just give you some of my ideas about when this might be helpful. The social nervous system […]
Breath is the Bridge
Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered, use your breath as the means to take hold of your mind again. Thich Nhat Hahn Do you tend to feel short of breath easily when you exercise, or find yourself holding your breath […]
Is “Rest” a 4-Letter Word in Your Mind?
Do You Fight Sleep? Do you find yourself constantly “on the move” and only stop to fall into bed late at night? Is your mind like a hamster wheel that keeps you from falling or staying asleep? Do you associate resting with laziness? Have you been taught that successful, hard-working people don’t need much sleep? […]