I love the idea of menus- you get to choose what you want, what you need, in that particular moment. So I often work with people to create their own menu for self-care- options that they can look to a choose from when they're overwhelmed by anxiety or other emotions. Self Care Menus should include … Continue reading Self Care Menu
Amy Cuddy’s TED Talk- Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
I had to watch this one again after reading Amy Cuddy's book, Presence. Don't just watch it- try it!
Empathy vs. Sympathy
Brene Brown's work has become relevant and important to me, both professionally and personally. I'm currently taking one of her online courses, and I look forward to sharing some of that in the weeks and months to come. But in the meantime, I came across this video a while back and I keep coming back … Continue reading Empathy vs. Sympathy
I like to use this tool with people who need a kick-start to working on one of their goals. Sometimes they're overwhelmed with the amount they want to accomplish or the number of steps involved, and others become stuck in "analysis paralysis," not knowing where to begin. The simple solution? Just do something! Set a … Continue reading Pomodoro Technique
Powerful animation about addiction
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HUngLgGRJpo This short video illustrates what it's like for some people struggling with addiction, or for those who are watching helplessly from the sidelines. The substance could be anything- drugs, alcohol, porn, gambling, food, you name it. The video poignantly demonstrates the horrific and heartbreaking road that addiction leads people down. The good news, however, … Continue reading Powerful animation about addiction