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The Neuroscience of Breaking Out of Negative Thinking (and How to Do It in Under 30 Seconds) : By Nate Klemp

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How Trauma Impacts Your Physical Health : By Lisa Marie Basile

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Hundreds of Symbols From Prehistory to Modern Day Comprise a Gold ‘S’ Screenprint by Seb Lester : Story By Grace Ebert

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Managing Mask Anxiety : By Mairead Ashcroft

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I have created a short series of videos to assist those who may be experiencing Mask Anxiety.
 The series consists of Exposure Therapy techniques that you can use at home to use at your own pace.
1.  Introduction - What is Mask Anxiety?2.  Familiarization - Learning about masks, their construction and their functions3.  Small Steps - Getting used to the feel of the mask without wearing it4.  Keep Going - Wearing your mask, breathing techniques.

The link to the video series is here. Managing mask anxiety

Please feel free to move backwards and forwards through the video content to suit your personal needs. For example: You may choose to spend added time in Small Steps, experiencing the feel of the mask material on different parts of your skin before you move on to the next video.
If at any time you feel overwhelmed, please stop, take a break, breathe deeply and slowly, have sips of cold water and settle yourself until you are ready to give it another try.
It is important in this instance to l…

9 Resources for Coping with Coronavirus Anxiety : By Maisha Johnson

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Imagination in the Time of Pandemic This is when “pretend” really comes in handy : By Cathy Malchiodi

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The Sensorimotor Hands-Brain Connection : Cornelia Elbrecht

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Joking about gaining the 'Quarantine 15'? Your words have more of an impact than you realise : SANE

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Gratitude Mandalas : Sara Roizen

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From Trash To Treasure: Turning Negatives Into Positives

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Sexual Assault Survivors Want Less Police, More Trauma-Informed Professionals — Especially For Black Victims : Sammy Caiola

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I can personally attest to the difficult experiences that are face while reporting sexual assault to the police and then undergoing the judicial system. During the very long process of having my childhood abuser, Brother Bernard Hartman arrested and then convicted and jailed, I felt very alone and invisible. I felt more like a statistic than a person for most of the time. I believe that with Trauma Informed Practices in place throughout every level of the process, I might have spent much more of that time of my life actually living, and not merely existing.Mairead
https://www.capradio.org/articles/2020/07/28/sexual-assault-survivors-want-less-police-more-trauma-informed-professionals-especially-for-black-victims/?fbclid=IwAR1i2lx4n1NsEsJ0kd1e3-9Yu8ofFDfMNLQk7z8c8kEEd9JKXETa0uKGBEY



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