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Strategies For Adjusting to the New Normal

Find the right time. Take small steps. Repeat. This will help you adapt to a new normal.

How Do We Stay in the Room When Conflict Arises?

How do we stay in the room when something difficult happens and hold relationship? https://www.francescaanastasi.com/podcast/conflict-resolution-techniques        

Manage You to Manage Others

When someone is anger, stressed or overwhelmed you can add to their stress by telling them to stop it, or calm down. The quickest way to help someone manage their intense feeling is for you first to manage your own feeling.

Manage You to Manage Others

When someone is anger, stressed or overwhelmed you can add to their stress by telling them to stop it, or calm down. The quickest way to help someone manage their intense feeling is for you first to manage your own feeling.

Big Feeling Big Movement

When you are having a big feeling, like fear, anger or excitement, your body will have a lot of energy. You need to choose some strategies to remove that energy. Use your big muscles — run, sprint, push, pull, dance! Move first, think later.

Crisis Shows Up in Your Addictions and Distractions

Crisis Shows Up in Your Addictions and Distractions

Photo by Tobias Tullius on Unsplash Any chronic distraction creates an artificial balance in your wellbeing. When you train your brain to continuously avoid painful felt experiences, you guarantee that you will repeat the crisis. Several years ago I was training for a...

THE PARADOX OF STILLNESS - 5 THINGS TO DO IN CRISIS

THE PARADOX OF STILLNESS - 5 THINGS TO DO IN CRISIS

Photo by Olivia Bauso on Unsplash My sister, like most of us, struggles to trust the sitting still. It may be the simplest and most difficult task which crisis commands of us. Yet, I can promise you, that if we continue in our doing, we will simply be spinning our...

Your Beautiful Trauma Chapter Notes

Your Beautiful Trauma Chapter Notes

Your Beautiful Trauma Chapter Notes Chapter 1 Lao Tse: https://www.amazon.com/Tao-Te-Ching-Laozi/dp/1535229330, “Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small. A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step”...

Your Brain on Repetition

Your Brain on Repetition

When I was a teenager, I used to bake cookies all the time.  Hard to believe now, as I am continually teased about my poor baking skills, but back then, baking was something I did that comforted me.    There was the occasional mishap like the time I forgot to put in...

Fear is Easy

Fear is Easy

Fear is good. Like self-doubt, fear is an indicator. Fear tells us what we have to do.  Remember our rule of thumb: The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have to do it. Steven Pressfield   I believed, for most of my adult life,...