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Tag Archive "mindful-self-compassion"

Building Emotional Resilience during COVID-19

“Being strong is our only choice” during COVID-19. The good news is evidenced-based research shows that individuals who are more self-compassionate, “have the resilience needed to cope with stressful life events such as divorce, health ...

Mindful Self-Compassion Break

Parents take a Mindful Self-Compassion Break

As wonderful and magical being a parent can be … dealing with a hungry, screaming newborn; or a biting two-and-a-half-year-old; or a barrage of four-letter words from your sixteen-year-old; or even an irritable, worried adult ...

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Steps to Keep Us in Useful Worry & Out of Useless Worry

For many of us in Canada and around the world there is a sense of being faced with what appears to be an insurmountable problem – the spreading of COVID-19.  Many of us may be ...

Self-Compassion, Teenagers, Mental Health, Depression, Anxiety

The Importance of Self-Compassion for Teens

A local physician referred a 14-year old named Ali* to me for challenges. She was suffering with depression and anxiety. At the time I was a practicing Child & Family Therapist with recent certification in ...