Tag: Mindfulness

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Self-care

How do you take care of yourself? How can you do more of it? Self-care is fundamental to our well-being. It has elemental implications for doing well as we get older, or for recovery from illness and accidents.  Self-care strengthens our resiliency to cope with adverse situations; both minor and large scale events. Self-care topics…
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Grounding Technique

What is grounding? Grounding techniques can help bring you back to yourself when something throws you off or you become disassociated for some reason. Getting “triggered” or activated is another reason you might want to engage in a grounding technique. Most people would agree that being connected to yourself and having your full capacities available…
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Conflict happens to everyone, but there is help available! Try Mediation!

Mediation is a process where two (or more) participants meet with a neutral third person (a mediator) in order to resolve a problem, or problems. The Center for Dialogue & Resolution (CDR) in Eugene offers mediation to the community, and trainings. CDR claims that using the techniques that they offer results in satisfied participants 89%…
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Mindfulness

The single most useful tool I have found for emotional regulation is mindfulness. For many years I resisted meditation because of a traumatic incident in my childhood. In this memory, I am quietly observing the morning come in from behind the curtain of the sliding glass door, and my father interrupts me in a deeply…
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