5 Self Care Tips When You Feel Broken

https://youtu.be/P7pkZmJSXLY Self-care is essentially the practice and routine to help you take care of yourself. Self care is any activities that we do deliberately to take care of our emotional and physical well-being. Good self care can help improve our mood, reduce stress and anxiety, and even help us develop better relationships. If you're someone who have a hard time practicing self care, we really recommend you watch this video. In this video, Psych2Go covers 5 self care practices that people from around the world employ. Perhaps, something like Shin-yoku…

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Learning to Respond Not React

https://youtu.be/l8HcoEqhb-Y In this video, Carlene Lehmann, a marriage and family therapist in Austin, Texas, discusses the difference between responding versus reacting, the power of the pause, and a plan to help you respond in challenging situations.

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Strategies to Soothe Your Nervous System (Part 2 of 2)

Would you like to know how to soothe your nervous system? Here are some strategies to help you. In this video, Carlene Lehmann, licensed marriage and family therapist, discusses ways to soothe your nervous system when you are overwhelmed especially during a conflict with a loved one.

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11 Strategies to Calm Your Nervous System

by Carlene Lehmann, M.A., LMFT Our nervous system helps us process information and sensations between our body and brain. In a previous blog, I discussed the role our nervous system plays in helping our body regulate especially during times of stress or during a trauma event and the aftermath. Strategies to Help You Calm Your Nervous System I wanted to give you some more strategies to help you reregulate your nervous system during challenging times. The following are examples of relaxation and self-care methods that can help promote inner peace…

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Simple Self-Care Habits For the New Year

by Carlene Lehmann, M.A., LMFT Start the New Year Taking Care of You With the New Year in its early stages, we’ve heard much about self-care – but why is it important and how do we incorporate it into our daily lives? Self-care is about identifying your personal needs and engaging in activities that help you reach your best emotional, physical and mental health. It helps you recharge, refocus and de-stress. The activities can be small, like taking a deep breath, or they can be big, like going for a…

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Ten Simple Ways To Reduce Stress

by Carlene Lehmann, M.A., LMFT Whether it's related to an issue at work, a fight with a friend, or problems with family, everyone feels stressed sometimes. In fact, 54 percent of Americans are concerned about the level of stress in their daily lives. Here are ten ways to overcome and relieve stress in your life- Breathe Deeply: Taking a deep breath has been shown to lower cortisol levels, which can help reduce stress and anxiety. Studies suggest deep breathing can also cause a temporary drop in blood pressure. Listen To…

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