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My Husband has Developmental Trauma and No One Told Me About It : By Heather Tuba

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Take Antidepressants, Get Therapy, and . . . Adopt a Pet? Pet adoption can augment medication response in treatment-resistant depression : By Arash Emamzadeh

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The Difference Between Healing and Fixing in the Practice of Mindfulness We often hear that mindfulness doesn’t “work” when we use it as a means to an end. - Why does mindfulness lose its impact when we use it in small "bandage" doses instead of weaving the practice into our daily lives : By Genevieve Tregor

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Beacon House Free Resources - Beacon House Therapeutic Services and Trauma Team

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Wholehearted Listening: How we listen affects how we are heard - This one practice produces dramatic changes in students and teacher-student relationships : By Tish Jennings

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14 Acrylic Painting Techniques Used by the Masters : In Good Taste

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An 11-Minute Awareness of Breath Practice : By Susan Kaiser-Greenland

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Written in the Flesh—The Transformational Magic of the Tattoo : Joan Golden-Alexis

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What about me - One Giant Leap : A documentary about the plight of human suffering caused by the ego. Artists from around the world perform in harmony with words from such enlightened people such as Ram Das, Eckhart Tolle, Noam Chomsky, Deepak Chopra and many others.

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Stay Beautiful: Ugly Truth In Beauty Magazines

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One of the creative Art Therapy Processes that I use in my counselling practice is collage, and I find it more and more difficult to find worthwhile recycled magazines that are appropriate for the task. House and garden magazines no longer seem to teach home grown sustainability without promoting a fashionable line of products designed by a celebratory gardener; we are lead to believe that without purchasing a particular knife or pan, only available on-line, it will be impossible to create the latest and most fashionable steak a-la whatever with smashed potato; unless we change the colour scheme of our home on a yearly basis we are just not trying hard enough to create a "happy" home.

Fashion and so called health magazines are often unhelpful, if not dangerous, for people who may already be searching for a positive way to fill a void that is causing angst in their lives. My clients may be struggling with the ex…

Art Therapy - Relieve Stress By Being Creative : By Elizabeth Scott

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How to Teach Your Kids about Their Inner Critic - Using a playful mindful approach helps children bring lightness to the heavy work of noticing unhelpful habits : By Dr. Hazel Harrison

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What is complex PTSD? By Genevieve Star

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Exploring Archetypes through Films - Magician, Warrior, King and Lover - By Like Stories of Old

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How Personality May Affect Your Chance of Getting a Dog Bite - Dogs are more aggressive around people with one particular personality trait : Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC

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Reading this study has only strengthened the importance of establishments only using trained, temperament tested, Therapy Dog Teams when working with people who may be feeling vulnerable in any way, be that physically, emotionally or psychologically.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/canine-corner/201804/how-personality-may-affect-your-chance-getting-dog-bite?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost


Why You Should Let Your Children Fail More Often Resist your natural parental instinct : by The Ladders

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It Really is All About the Bass : By Emma Sandham

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Music : Ajeet Kaur Full Album Haseya

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Are You Addicted to Being Judgy? When we practice investigating judgments and diffusing them we can learn to choose how we look at things and react to them : By Bob Stahl and Steve Flowers

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Therapeutic Dance vs. Dance Therapy: 5 important differences : By Erica Hornthal

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The Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women : By vpnMentor.com.

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Does My Child Have Posttraumatic Stress? by Jeanette Razo, LCSW

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A Typical Day on the Way to and From Work on Melbourne Public Transport for a Therapy Dog Team. Mairead Ashcroft 6/8/18

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Moon shadow suffers from travel sickness in the car and although I have tried some natural remedies, none have been helpful to date. I know that their are medications available, but unless it is absolutely necessary, and I have no other choice, I won't be giving my girl chemicals on a fortnightly basis for my convenience. That being said,Once a fortnight, Moon Shadow and I catch two trains to work once a fortnight and she loves it. We travel at a quieter time of the day, between 11.30am and 4pm so the train is never crowded and is always very comfortable. I bring Moon Shadows own mat with us on wet days so she remains clean and dry for the clients in the nursing home in which we work and I must admit, she does look very sweet and pampered.

Before we officially begin our work day, and on the way home from work, we unintentionally, but with great honor, provide a community service for the train passengers, the moment that we sit on the train. Moon Shadow seem to intuitively know …

Mental Meteorology: How Noticing Your Thoughts Leads to Healthier Habits of Mind Our mental habits can be both useful and far from useful—to start sorting out the difference we first have to notice them : By Mark Bertin

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Laziness Does Not Exist But unseen barriers do : By E Price

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Dogs helping humans heal : By Moschell Coffey - TEDxUMassAmherst

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Find Balance During a Moment of Panic - A short practice to help restore awareness of your breath and your body and reclaim your equilibrium so that you can face the rest of your day with calm and ease : By Bob Stahl

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