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On Being Out of Touch With One's Feelings

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The Lizard Brain and the Resistance

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The Birth Of A Dugout Canoe by Northmen

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When Meditation Feels Too Painful Being in a lot of pain is not a mark of doing it right: By Tara Healey and Jonathan Roberts

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Contested spaces: the ‘long-grassers’, living private lives in public places: By Kellie Pollard, Claire Smith, and Jordan Ralph

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21 Nervous Habits of People With Social Anxiety: By Sarah Schuster

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Conflict Resolution Skills Building the Skills That Can Turn Conflicts into Opportunities

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Drawing a Picture of Health: An Art Therapy Guide Using the powers of art making to support health and well-being. By Cathy Malchiodi

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Peter Levine - Spirituality, Archetypes, and Trauma

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Music : Tea Dance - 1920s, 30s, 40s Vintage Tea Party

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What’s the difference between bipolar I and II? By Jeremy Little

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Being a Minimalist - Ultra Spiritual Life episode 55. Funny. After raising our seven children, John and I are both looking forward to having more space when we become a family of two ( and Moon Shadow the Therapy Dog). I wonder how long it will take before I start to miss the kids. Oooohhhhh!!! Spoke too soon. I already do.

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Hooded: A Multimedia Project to Challenge and Change How Young Black Men Are...

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Don’t Fall into the Self-Esteem Trap: Try a Little Self-Kindness Striving for self-esteem is about trying hard to feel special, above average. It’s absurd. We don’t need to feel extra-special or over the top. We need to touch who we really are in any given moment. By Kristin Neff

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Why I Like Existentialism

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Rethinking Madness: Psychosis and Spiritual Awakening: A live conversation with Dabney Alix of Shades of Awakening and Q&A with panelists Gabor Mate, Robert Whitaker, Will Hall, Ekhaya Esima and CRAZYWISE director Phil Borges.

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How to Train Your Brain to See Beyond Us Versus Them: By Sharon Salzberg

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Analysing Louise Bourgeois: art, therapy and Freud Louise Bourgeois was in therapy for more than 30 years and wrote an essay on 'Freud's Toys'. The Freud museum in London has a display of her work and recently unearthed writings about her analysis. By Christopher Turner

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Success is often the first step toward disaster. The idea of progress is sometimes the enemy of actual progress.You may be searching for a better existance but what if you are living it but not aware? By Mark Manson

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What really matters at the end of life | BJ Miller

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Why physical activity needs to be part of the mental health conversation: By Steele Roddick

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Trauma-Informed Practices and Expressive Arts Therapy Institute: Articles of Interest | Trauma-Informed Expressive Art Therapies and Related Topics

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The Story of Mrs. Lovewright and Purrless Her Cat: A Sweet Vintage Parable of Loneliness, Love, and Letting Go A playful and profound reminder that real love lives outside our stubborn expectations. By Maria Popova

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How to Cope With the Trauma of Online Harassment. The founders of "Online SOS" reveal the dangers of ignoring online harassment. By Tiffany McLain

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CBT and mindfulness for carers: By Suzanne Leckie & Jeremy Little

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The art of mindful speech. Using intent in our everyday language is beneficial to creating thoughtful communication: By Caroline Liddle

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Men's self-reliance linked to risk of self-harm. Data from nearly 14,000 men shows those who strongly identify as self-reliant are more likely to have suicidal thoughts: By Andrew Trounson

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Aboriginal people – how to misunderstand their science: Ray Norris

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Creative Thinking: Imagine You Are Seven Again: By Maria Konnikova

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How did clouds get their names? - Richard Hamblyn: I found this video quite relaxing. I hope you do too.

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The Healing Power of Wild Places. Spending time in nature makes us happier, boosts our immune system, and increases our attention span. By Stephany Tlalka

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Emotion, Stress and Health: Crash Course Psychology #26

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Owning Our Shadow Self

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Smiling Mind & DreamWorks Animation Trolls 'Cloud Guy' Meditation.

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10 things you should know about slavery in Australia

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Hermann Hesse on Little Joys, Breaking the Trance of Busyness, and the Most Important Habit for Living with Presence “The high value put upon every minute of time, the idea of hurry-hurry as the most important objective of living, is unquestionably the most dangerous enemy of joy.” By Maria Popova

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Want to 'train your brain'? Forget apps, learn a musical instrument. Musical training can have a dramatic impact on your brain’s structure, enhancing your memory, spatial reasoning and language skills.

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Sad music won't make depression any easier, study shows: By Alice Matthews

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Inviting Eros Into the Home ...and how to remove 7 obstacles to sex: By Andrea F. Polard .D. A Unified Theory of Happiness

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What Losing Sleep Does to Your Mind Approximately 30% of adults in the United States don't get enough sleep at night. Here's a short video explaining what's going on in your brain when that happens.

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How the Right Words Help Us to Feel the Right Things

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The 3 Most Damaging Words You Can Tell Your Son. The Mask You Live In, trailer, explores the definition of masculinity

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The Art of Being Sensitive We think we’re alone, but the largest hidden population in our society is the closet authentics.By: Mark Nepo

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Story Dogs help Perth children to build confidence reading and develop into bookhounds: By Hilary Smale and Emma Wynne

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Art of Life Counselling rescue dog arrives in four week. I can't wait !!!

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http://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/best-dog-beaches-melbourne/
In four weeks time, I will be adopting a rescue dog who will become my work partner.
Art of Life Counselling offers support to people from all walks of life.
Therapy dogs can offer support in reducing stress, anxiety and depression. Contact with a therapy dog can also increase self-esteem and improve social skills.
Check out the link above to see where my new workmates home environment will be.
If you would like to help me train my new work partner please go to my Go Fund Me page at
https://www.gofundme.com/therapy-rescue-dog-training

Can We Talk? Three mindfulness practices that encourage generous conversations. By Lili Powell

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A Scientific Explanation of the Human Mind | Daniel Siegel

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Music: The Greek Folk Instruments: Oudι - Ούτι - Oud

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Your Dog is Socialising You—For the Better A new study suggests that when dogs are around, groups are closer, more cooperative, and more trusting. By Jill Suttie

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Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban

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You’re depressed? I’m not, but have you tried these quick and easy cures?Amanda Rosenberg

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Why seeing a psychologist (or counsellor) is not just for the mentally ill: By Sarah Berry

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You May Have a Problem with Alcohol If… Here are some early warning signs of alcohol troubles: By Peg OConnor

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The Science Of Emotional Intelligence

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Do Zebras Have Stripes On Their Skin? What's under animals' hair and fur coats may surprise you.

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Imagine if we cared less about what colour peoples skin was underneath their clothing and more about how our differences might complement our existence.

The Freedom of Letting Go - Sometimes the only thing keeping us in a bad relationship is our unwillingness to let it go: By Elaine Smookler

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Music: Relaxing Background Guitar Music - meditate, focus, study, think

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How To Be Confident

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10 Patterns of Addictive Behaviour: How do you know you have an addiction? By Shahram Heshmat

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What to do if you witness a racial attack?

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