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Joan Hill: Art that Communicates Heritage ABREEZA THOMAS

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  https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/joan-hill-art-that-communicates-heritage/?fbclid=IwAR1ZpBiXX5QoCeMntXO0PZjmHQhTmIBZaV5rVGS0Cxz-JHpcDLazdf2rel4

All Our Relations: Four Indigenous Lessons on Mindfulness - There’s healing in acknowledging our interconnectedness. Four Indigenous wisdom keepers share how their practice helps them remember: By Victoria Dawson

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https://www.mindful.org/all-our-relations-four-indigenous-lessons-on-mindfulness/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=organic_link_post&mc_cid=fff22857ec&mc_eid=66010031ce  

Integrating the Mind and Body for Wellbeing: By Hilary Jacobs Hendel

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rHqwrIv6Mzo  

Science Confirms That the Vagus Nerve Is Key to Well-being The mysterious nerve network that quiets pain and stress — and may defeat disease : By Markham Heid

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https://elemental.medium.com/science-confirms-that-the-vagus-nerve-is-key-to-well-being-c23fab90e211  

Swirls of Air-Dry Clay Compose Vibrant Sculptural Landscapes : By Grace Ebert

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https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2021/10/alisa-lariushkina-clay-landscapes/?fbclid=IwAR2K8_NdUkf5iZfJd8qfD3N-F7knzn66P7rIsw-072wszG7oWalPIvhEpFY  

Researchers outline the connection between inflammation and depression : By Emory University

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https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-10-outline-inflammation-depression.html?fbclid=IwAR22PuA0nWlJRyhvGec0iPzWcA1zAMKDVzSoz0DtXd5nVUo4Lr7MYqgTkSQ  

How the Pandemic Has Changed Our Brains and Mental Health : Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/mental-health-stress-trauma-pandemic/?fbclid=IwAR3K4N2GQFCBZ5fGGq3khNubqF7HHnJ9dEdgfm7RJ40I1MEqo7xyyDNeFG0  

Creativity and Recovery: The Mental Health Benefits of Art Therapy : By Mary Ann Cohen - Resources to Recover

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https://www.rtor.org/2018/07/10/benefits-of-art-therapy/  

6 Ways to Heal Trauma without Medication, from the Author of “The Body Keeps the Score, ” Bessel van der Kolk

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Childhood Trauma, The Shame Loop And Defences Against Shame : By David Hosier

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https://childhoodtraumarecovery.com/all-articles/childhood-trauma-the-shame-loop-and-defenses-against-shame/?fbclid=IwAR3Vy-FjpalPt9mjVb3VcrQbUJwZ4nqcpiInZmEZBjn-8nwGFSXuCAFS8Pg  

Feldenkrais for Reducing Noise in the Brain - Chronic Pain : By Cynthia - Allen Future Life Now

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Moon Shadow recently starred in a documentary on the important work of Therapy and Assistance Animals during Covid. I hope you enjoy seeing her beautiful little face on the screen as much as I did. Film and Narration by Holly Harman

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https://vimeo.com/566008823  

Everything Your Brain Needs to Know About Mindfulness : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/mindfulness-brain-mental-health/?fbclid=IwAR2kB_-9nWV38dyuxD6n1Qe_VoH7aDxZ7VuLkVgnMkdQ2bapTsM3OqJJsbY  

6 Lies From Childhood Trauma : Trigger Warning : This video examines ides about the impacts of childhood abuse within home environments : Patrick Teahan

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Slow Breathing Is the Fastest Way To Calm Your Brain and Body : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/why-slow-breathing-is-the-fastest-way-to-calm-your-brain-and-body/?utm_content=bufferfc17c&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR3oMJ5zk96BtJgqL1mR759AGMtrTpN1TsejJxxC_zYn-WKxSv2WcJAsWmg  

Twin study is first to reveal common genetic risk factors for PTSD and migraine : By Conn Hastings

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https://blog.frontiersin.org/2021/06/22/neuroscience-twins-genes-risk-ptsd-migraine/?utm_source=fweb&utm_medium=nblog&utm_campaign=ba-sci-republishing-2021  

Music : Maneesh de Moor ⋄ Mother of All ⋄ (432hz Remaster)

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Post traumatic stress disorder – or growth? By Julian Morrow

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https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/sundayextra/growth-from-trauma-post-traumatic-stress/13438828?fbclid=IwAR2FsjXq1GqjKbYXEEb6h36DQl9G6v_Kieaw-PpPdlbofkiSEun_xfUccLo  

How is CPTSD Different from PTSD? By Robyn E. Brickel, MA, LMFT

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https://brickelandassociates.com/how-is-cptsd-different-from-ptsd/?fbclid=IwAR2zZE1N7hGo1uWcaGRouopHBZln-Y-57_blm21IYYU1X6-uQjrHHyxWPik  

7 Healthy Family Systems V's Toxic Family Systems : By Patrick Teahan

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The Four Foundations of Mindfulness Meditation~: By Buddhistdoor International and The University of Hong Kong Ryan Conboy

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https://www.buddhistdoor.net/features/the-four-foundations-of-mindfulness-meditation  

Fawning ~ The Fourth Trauma Response We Don't Talk About : By Juliette V.

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https://themighty.com/2020/01/fight-flight-freeze-fawn-trauma-responses/?fbclid=IwAR3L6KqI_O2fAjLx0IxsyDQGSJF5YF63MWb-iD8ahoLZlNE3vxTY2km3ZCg  

How Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Impact Adult Anger ~ Adverse childhood experiences influence cognitive and emotional development : By Bernard Golden

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https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/overcoming-destructive-anger/202106/how-adverse-childhood-experiences-aces-impact-adult-anger?amp&fbclid=IwAR3bNCiSgqEUzXSkyKL6JP-M5wiHoF-_6oosG9nCp8DQAOc222mCx8z2a5Y  

Mindfulness for Students: 5 Benefits & 6 Techniques : By Custom-Writing.org

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https://custom-writing.org/blog/mindfulness-for-students  

Emotional Awareness and Expression Therapy (EAET) : By University of Michigan

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https://painguide.com/pain-care/professional-care/therapies/eaet/  

Are Menopause Symptoms All In Your Head..... Or Brain? By Dr Sarah McKay

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https://drsarahmckay.com/menopause-symptoms-are-all-in-your-head-or-brain/?fbclid=IwAR2OIHjeoKCLEsfFZ-Lfpok7RrEfPMboPoXaBggr-IJHC0dtN8hgbFvRCcg  

Does Art Therapy Help You Manage Anxiety Symptoms? By Psych Central

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https://psychcentral.com/anxiety/art-therapy-for-anxiety-relief?fbclid=IwAR27NgjXDzsQr85XHo321Xl-CLLBZ7-0Z_1zxMQhWlAFmnFfzzsl35KcmNw  

Bringing The Shadows To Light: Reparenting Yourself In Motherhood : By Ashley Patek

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https://genmindful.com/blogs/mindful-moments/bringing-the-shadows-to-light-how-motherhood-helped-a-mom-heal-from-trauma?fbclid=IwAR0LTPJlqJ_s1ReSV4-apE-vEnAY76U20pM9pBQyXzVfHEjMd9UL54MZESw  

The Body Keeps the Score : The School of Life referencing Basel Van der Kolk

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Is Fibromyalgia Linked to Childhood Trauma? By Julie Hambleton

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https://thepremierdaily.com/fibromyalgia-linked-to-childhood-trauma/?jvIHbpNYz=r9ZdWRlKRZhM&fbclid=IwAR2CNtrdPQYyrfH-wJy1kzxGuwNN9h91V7WODDLKG605MpP6uIjGsDH6Kvs  

Schemas in Schema Therapy ~ What are Early Maladaptive Schemas? By Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center of Silicon Valley

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https://cognitivebehaviortherapycenter.com/schema-therapy-california/schemas-in-schema-therapy/  

Brain Ever Changing ~ Neuroplasticity and it's Role in Mental Health : By Pursuit ~ Featuring Professor Anthony Hannan

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A neuro-researcher’s view of the dynamic, bidirectional interplay of brain and body, and the protective and destructive implications for both our mental and physical health https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/podcasts/brain-ever-changing-neuroplasticity-and-its-role-in-mental-health  

Satisfying ASMR sounds for sleep, tingles and relaxation (ASMR Slime, foam, snow sounds) No Talking

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Facing Our Dark Side ~ Some Forms of Self-Compassion Are Harder than Others : By Richard Schwartz

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https://www.psychotherapynetworker.org/magazine/article/2/facing-our-dark-side/7ea3eb09-a77d-4592-a424-81d4e81acafb/OIM?utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=pnli&fbclid=IwAR1-hQzqrimWt1NXcvGYOKS210JqOMO9zmzKW5IeSkNjy2OwQWfBcvyTZhE  

Music : Relaxing Fantasy Music • Calm Harp Music for Sleep and Stress Relief (Forest Whisper)

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A 5-Minute Writing Practice to Help You Express Gratitude ¬ Sometimes we can be grateful for people or things in our lives without really appreciating them : By Jennifer Wolkin

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https://www.mindful.org/a-5-minute-writing-practice-to-help-you-express-gratitude/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=top_stories&mc_cid=b79e44e329&mc_eid=66010031ce  

6 Ways to Build a Culture of Compassion : By Scott Shute

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https://www.mindful.org/6-ways-to-build-a-culture-of-compassion/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=top_stories&mc_cid=b79e44e329&mc_eid=66010031ce  

Introversion : By This Jungian Life

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https://thisjungianlife.com/episode-163-introversion/?fbclid=IwAR0a6nPYbNYrygVjS28eR-6qJ4dC2G_KmF9PSJbu0-RoJiRnWoHCRtKpfz0  

8 Things Hitting Rock Bottom Taught Me : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/8-things-hitting-rock-bottom-taught-me/?utm_content=buffer2fba2&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR3XGqVEQGgTclUMt7Tf79kNf54e5S--OC4WM1Jm3PKKfoJULMzUPJxQbpg  

Brain research shows the arts promote mental health ¬ At home or at school, practicing art can be used to build capacity for managing mental and emotional well-being : By Brittany Harker Martin

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https://theconversation.com/brain-research-shows-the-arts-promote-mental-health-136668?stat=5293363&socialnet=twitter&fbclid=IwAR2TCQlGYY2GLQ7HllRZKHcNkOXjBMUJud7ud97RS7Je2aON0e5WVBBhtfU  

How Adverse Childhood Experiences Lead to Mental Health Problems in Adults : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/mental-health-trauma-aces/?fbclid=IwAR0BJaoYUyK7_j5m8o_LDyLyFdMgvKA74GyzS8WLUuGMLndVqa9qrYV8MME  

The Dangerous Downsides of Perfectionism Many of us believe perfectionism is a positive. But researchers are finding that it is nothing short of dangerous, leading to a long list of health problems – and that it’s on the rise : Amanda Ruggeri

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https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-dangerous-downsides-of-perfectionism?fbclid=IwAR1kwqaDAUmwDM8rEewFYkPLA4PaXlA7W4s42vAxDezwWB1kNE59dpkvONs  

How to Declutter Your Mind with a Brain Dump : Sandra Pawula

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https://www.alwayswellwithin.com/blog/brain-dump-declutter-your-mind?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork&fbclid=IwAR2Uf3SNGxAZSfn6hbh6KNbZrKo-rMlbg1-SRxzsHePrYkvkjjnuyBuPbAw  

5 Scary Ways Alcohol Damages the Brain : By Amen Clinics

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https://www.amenclinics.com/blog/5-scary-ways-alcohol-damages-the-brain/?fbclid=IwAR0c_gW2E5wWHM6ZnZdaMg3g7nCNYYmow8tCbz1oUJ0s4YZlaFiZrFRlaFI  

6 Breathing Techniques That Calm Your Brain and Body Instantly : Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/breathing-stress-brain-calm/?fbclid=IwAR24EUim09X2E8ARXuFRytAFZwgLSdwSljlxr0HpWkp-dreMeNl1tpMXfUk  

A Practice to Reclaim Your Joy ~ Experience the truth of your inherent belonging by connecting to the essential elements of the earth and remembering that we’re all made of the same stuff : By Sebene Selassie

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https://www.mindful.org/a-practice-to-reclaim-your-joy-with-sebene-selassie/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=weekly_wakeup&mc_cid=5db0a80fd8&mc_eid=66010031ce   Nature Therapy

Two Simple Mindfulness Practices to Help You Connect with Nature Celebrate Earth Day by tuning in to the rhythms of the earth :By Christopher Willard

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https://www.mindful.org/two-simple-mindfulness-practices-to-help-you-connect-with-nature/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=weekly_wakeup&mc_cid=5db0a80fd8&mc_eid=66010031ce   Nature Therapy

A Guided Walking Meditation to Connect with Your Senses ~ Mindful walking can be a way to awaken our delight as we notice the sights, smells, and sounds in our surroundings : By Elain Smookler

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https://www.mindful.org/a-guided-walking-meditation-to-connect-with-your-senses/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=weekly_wakeup&mc_cid=5db0a80fd8&mc_eid=66010031ce   Nature Therapy

A Grief Concept You Should Care About - Continuing Bonds ~ Understanding Grief : By Eleanor Haley

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https://whatsyourgrief.com/grief-concept-care-continuing-bonds/  

Why Part of Caregiving Is Listening - Caring for someone requires more than good intentions. Founding editor Barry Boyce shares what he learned about being present and truly listening from the time he spent with his aging mother: By Barry Boyce

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https://www.mindful.org/why-part-of-caregiving-is-listening/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=newsletter&utm_campaign=barrys_pov&mc_cid=2c447e4e0e&mc_eid=66010031ce  

Getting Started with Mindful Movement - Riding a bike, lifting weights, sweating it out on a treadmill—each can be a mindfulness practice. Whatever the physical activity, instead of simply working out to master a skill or improve your condition, you can move and breathe in a way that shifts you from feeling busy and distracted to feeling strong and capable.

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https://www.mindful.org/getting-started-with-mindful-movement/  

Was I abused? Childhood PTSD Info And Test : By Patrick Teahan LICSW

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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBpF8sWycQQ

Are You Responding or Reacting? By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/responding-rather-than-reacting/?utm_content=buffer7183e&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR0HHyjqpkepq2ibOJYn18Ye2db_TINUvCnfOm8bB-iNzKMBUCzyZqjbpG8  

Help Depression By Healing Your Limbic System : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/how-to-help-depression-by-healing-your-limbic-system/?utm_content=buffer9845d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR2ERLPx0mVR5v2QeaEptBR4JoFZ_1FuvtwRTHKJaNBuPghOrgGb90YwZoo  

What it means when we chat to ourselves : By Caroline Zielinski

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https://www.sbs.com.au/topics/voices/health/article/2021/03/15/what-it-means-when-we-chat-ourselves?cid=sbsvoice:edm:sbsvoices:relation:voicesedm:na:na  

Healing depends upon how much you are willing to begin, again and again. By Gretchen Schmelzer

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http://gretchenschmelzer.com/blog-1/2020/2/26/healing-depends-upon-how-much-you-are-willing-to-begin-again-and-again?fbclid=IwAR1eG03zKB3Ipb4MsyEhNyoq9l2NbBVUAVYLvunrtzgUugdLsoJEINDoH7M  

How to ‘be a man’ living with bipolar – from relationships to dealing with male stereotypes : By SANE Australia

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https://www.sane.org/information-stories/the-sane-blog/wellbeing/how-to-be-a-man-living-with-bipolar-from-relationships-to-dealing-with-stereotypes-and-stigma?fbclid=IwAR1DLcIJSPKJi_5J74nhzWORUgMPbCklMEs63razQ2_R1B4nqa5hkynP8QU  

Music : "The Old Tree" • Relaxing Harp Music by Peder B. Helland

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4 Yoga Stretches for a Good Night’s Sleep - Reach for better rest when you add these bedtime yoga poses to your sleep routine : By Steve Calechman

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https://www.mindful.org/4-yoga-stretches-for-a-good-nights-sleep/