Speaking as someone who knows, (I have asthma)breathing is pretty important. What we forget in this day and age is what happens when we don’t breathe. I work with adults and children who suffer with Anxiety, and guess what? The first thing we talk about before we get to work is breathing. When I leadContinue reading “Just Breathe”
Stress is the known, the conscious thing you are dreading or concerned about. Anxiety, however is unconscious. It’s the panic attack that hits you “out of nowhere”. It’s the fight with your partner over laundry that gets completely out of control and the next thing you know, you are having a screaming match over socks.Continue reading “Anxiety and Psycho-Spiritual Healing”
“Adults who suffer from developmental trauma may go on to develop Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, or “cPTSD,” which is characterized by difficulties in emotional regulation, consciousness and memory, self-perception, distorted perceptions of perpetrators of abuse, difficulties in relationships with other people, and negative effects on the meaningfulness of life.” –Grant Hilary Brenner M.D. In otherContinue reading “Adults and Developmental Trauma”
This one is a toughy even for famous people. It’s a really good idea to prepare well in advance of the event so you are able to feel confident. Beforehand- Do your research and be very thorough Organize your notes and thoughts and go over them so that you feel comfortable with the topic. GiveContinue reading “Anxiety and Public Speaking”
According to Olivia Remes PhD Candidate, University of Cambridge.. “women are almost twice as likely to suffer from anxiety as men. People with anxiety are more likely to miss days from work and are less productive. Young people with anxiety are also less likely to enter school and complete it….” “Women faced with life stressorsContinue reading “Women and Anxiety”
https://www.facebook.com/events/216634072218394??ti=ia Join me as we talk about Anxiety in adults and children. Gain some specific techniques and feel free to ask me any questions you many have
Come see me at my booth! Lots of information for Adoptive Parents and lots of tools! Sign up for the #MiniMeYoga 2 Hour Workshop!
Name 5 things you see around you Touch and name 4 objects around you Name 3 things you hear Name 2 things you can smell Name one thing you can taste Notice that your breathing has calmed. Continue taking slow deep breaths in through your nose and out through your mouth.
I am VERY new the parenting scene, although I was a Nanny for many years and Special Education Teacher too. Even having an MEd didn’t prepare me. I know kids, but being a parent has been an adjustment. Nothing prepared me for co-parenting two gorgeous little souls who were adopted. I’ve learned a whole newContinue reading “Social-Emotional Tools for Adoptive Parents”