Mindfulness Exercise to Prepare for Difficult Conversations
Before having a difficult or anxiety-producing conversation, take a “mindful minute” to ground yourself. Using mindfulness prior to (as well as during!) these kinds of conversations can help you express yourself more clearly and remain emotionally present and regulated.
https://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/73.png10801080Marketinghttps://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Care_Counseling.pngMarketing2020-12-23 15:25:002021-04-01 17:02:13Mindfulness Exercise to Prepare for Difficult Conversations
Choose a space in your home to dedicate to safety and calmness. This could be a room, or even a closet, corner, or a spot outside. Fill the space with things that make you feel safe and calm, so that you can take breaks there and feel more grounded. When thinking about things to include, it can be helpful to think about what textures, smells, imagery, sounds, lighting, or tastes help you feel safe, calm, and grounded
https://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/71.png10801080Marketinghttps://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Care_Counseling.pngMarketing2020-12-23 15:02:352021-04-01 17:05:23Creating a Safe Place at Home
DEARMAN is an acronym to help us effectively advocate for ourselves and improve our interpersonal communication. Use this acronym to broach a difficult conversation with a family member, friend, or at work.
Accepting our own vulnerability is made easier when give ourselves compassion. Use this self-compassion break with clients in session or encourage them to use it on their own when working with difficult or vulnerable emotions.
https://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/18.png10801080Marketinghttps://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Care_Counseling.pngMarketing2020-12-23 14:37:212021-04-01 17:08:17Self Compassion Break Version One
https://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/21.png10801080Marketinghttps://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Care_Counseling.pngMarketing2020-12-23 14:28:012021-04-01 17:08:40Feeling Your Body and Mind as a Lake
During the pandemic, a lot of us aren’t seeing as many people as we used to, and sometimes we can forget who we can reach out to. Take some time to make a list of people you can include in your social support network. Once you have your list of potential people, try to reach out to at least one person
https://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/28.png10801080Marketinghttps://care-clinics.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Care_Counseling.pngMarketing2020-12-23 14:07:012021-04-01 17:10:37Social Support