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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/  

Neil Harbisson: the world's first cyborg artist ¬ Thanks to the antenna implanted in his skull, Neil Harbisson can hear images and paint sounds. The world's first cyborg artist tells Stuart Jeffries why ringtones are green and Amy Winehouse is red and pink : By Stuart Jeffries

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https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2014/may/06/neil-harbisson-worlds-first-cyborg-artist  

How the Peripheral Nervous System Works : By Kendra Cherry

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https://www.verywellmind.com/what-is-the-peripheral-nervous-system-2795465#:~:text=The%20peripheral%20nervous%20system%20(PNS,organs%2C%20limbs%2C%20and%20skin.  

Join Dr. Levine as he leads us through a series of Somatic Experiencing® exercises to help regulate our nervous system

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https://www.facebook.com/peteralevinephd/videos/531884061099484/  

12 Strategies for Building Resilience : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/resilience-mental-health-emotions/?fbclid=IwAR0EySSwIX2cjml_Vh4O8H6ttYjWk1nM7jYO4J2jamOIascZl3adQbuwhXc  

10 Reasons Why Good Sleep Is Important : By Jo Leech

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https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/10-reasons-why-good-sleep-is-important?fbclid=IwAR2XLnXtPZArvC_M943Dxr48uqvJCvlViY1uge3OlRDpXGui1mIuLOIkKhU  

Serotonin’s Role in Depression and Willpower (and how you can make more naturally) : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/how-to-increase-serotonin/?fbclid=IwAR03MiERmYDZf4K5P4x7nqNvc94UFEcITjKjANNhKNcRoJCAysNZ7Vx2EDE  

Non Violent (Compassionate) Communication : by Mairead Ashcroft and Shalini Kumar

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Why Stress-Baking and Cleaning Make You Less Anxious - You're not the only one who finds #quarantinebaking so soothing. Turns out, it has a lot to do with the neuroscience of mindful meditation : By Sara Harrison

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https://www.wired.com/story/why-stress-baking-and-cleaning-make-you-less-anxious/?fbclid=IwAR2EjMDXFeuGaIclq0cOIZ18w0nYwhFB4zfphMnAJA3pE9mcoEFQRnOCfCQ  

How Do Stress and Inflammation Contribute to Chronic Disease? By the Institute for Functional Medicine

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https://www.ifm.org/news-insights/inflam-stress-inflammation-contribute-chronic-disease/?fbclid=IwAR1Aa_djKDCT3eOoCbW4zDASfBmvcAsHeTNkUfOLQkN6eVfvGPn62ebJkqk  

Frida Kahlo: identity in art Role model for generations of artists, bisexual women and people with disabilities : By Marijke Everts

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https://www.europeana.eu/en/blog/frida-kahlo-identity-in-art?fbclid=IwAR0RN8sPdFSshFT4dntv56vbdAxCu9sOwWkHWLQySY8j8e0pJXPE8q0x3L4   Freda Kahlo has had an enormous   influence  on my career choices. It was through the example of her bravery, and the helping hand of a generous  stranger, that I became a Creative Arts Therapist.   I too, suffer with chronic pain, I too have my daemons, and I to express my pain and triumphs in expressive ways.  When I was first introduced to her work, I was using a walking stick for pain and suffering with multiple seizures and chronic fatigue.  During my years of therapy and while working on my recovery, I gained my qualifications in Art Therapy and Holistic Counselling. When I needed extra support, I would play "FREDA", the 2002 biographical movie, to recharge my inspiration. I am still in recovery as there is no cure for my ailments, but my management is helped so much by engaging in creativity , expressing gratefulness  and celebrating what

90 Inspiring, Visionary Films That Will Change How You See the World in Profound Ways : By Tim Hjersted

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https://www.filmsforaction.org/articles/films-of-visionary-ways-of-seeing-the-world-both-ancient-and-new/?fbclid=IwAR1T59BVhqNaaVl3FrwfB6_R1344FNzH9-LC18v7VhV_8YZZwNJMeemKuH4#.YFQDG2rjckA.facebook  

HOW TO BUILD A LIFE - Go Ahead and Fail ¬Perfectionism can make you miserable. Here’s how you can muster the courage to mess up. Arthur C. Brooks

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https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2021/02/how-overcome-fear-failure/618130/?fbclid=IwAR09ulh3VyPAFPgTTCZ4V3lnuJkAdvs6nz_vi4jC3OdY9Wr453L5_vphzd0  

The Body Remembers : Introduction to 8 Keys to Safe Trauma Recovery Key 1-8 : By Babette Rothschild

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4BRTBcWfW0 Key 2.1 - You Made It : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CFA8LvyLMmA Key 2.2 - Brain Science of the Key:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUQ7EKTx2-Q Key 3 - Remembering is Not Required :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JTLFCbFX0s Key 4 - Stop Flash backs :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8z4uLLzRc8 Key 5.1 - Forgive your Limitations :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMP4HBCYe1Q Key 5.2 - Share your Shame :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QJrzZrNtUM8 Key 6 - Smaller Steps Bigger Leaps:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVm1PLqVT9c Key 7 - Get Moving :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtZaU8RPizA   Key 8 - Make Lemonade :  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4BRTBcWfW0

How to Nourish Your Brain to Improve and Protect It : By Debbie Hampton

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https://www.memoryhealth.com/blogs/the-brain-blog/how-to-nourish-your-brain-to-improve-and-protect-it?fbclid=IwAR0Ex63ok-y7fgqbnFapKRDwT7F3i35vEupCc43Sx8Z27xBLC8wtKD4yqZo  

"Beyond Noh" Masks of our world (Excerpt) Animation : By Patrick Smith

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What Brain Science Tells Us About How to Win the Battle Against False Narratives and Divisiveness : By Amishi Jha

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 Neuroscientist Amishi Jha explains why three built-in biases in the human brain are contributing to false narratives, divisiveness, and incivility across the United States, and how mindfulness in action can help boost our collective resilience. https://www.mindful.org/what-brain-science-tells-us-about-how-to-win-the-battle-against-false-narratives-and-divisiveness-2/

Doing Something Creative Can Boost Your Well-Being - A new study suggests that small acts of creativity in everyday life increase our overall sense of well-being : By Jill Suttie

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https://www.mindful.org/something-creative-can-boost-well/  

Being kind can actually make you healthier. Here are 5 science-backed benefits to prove it : By Health Shots

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https://www.healthshots.com/mind/happiness-hacks/being-kind-can-actually-make-you-healthier-here-are-5-science-backed-benefits-to-prove-it/?fbclid=IwAR0PoTKiVGB42UEsx6mraRpPjQGYFHZjweB53C_uGIUrtRIJExiANwfz34U  

The Purpose of Art : By Ibtissam Benaibout

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https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/blog/therapy/the-purpose-of-art?fbclid=IwAR0tuCNjEXfcd6a_jXhUdAl-w_WG4CmGNJUABtm_UcnRdd2YCS24S3eH0Ds  

Peter Levine-Healing Trauma : Full Audiobook

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Music : Mirabai Ceiba ⋄ Meditations for Transformation ⋄ The Heart of healing ⋄ Meditation ⋄ Yoga

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Nonviolent Communication and Self Awareness: By Maria Engels

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CHILDHOOD The Fewer Toys Children Have, The More They Play : Raised Good

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Smiling Mind brings calm to classrooms after stressful year : By Sarah Lansdown

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https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7131352/mindfulness-brings-calm-to-classrooms-after-stressful-year/?cs=14231&utm_campaign=FED&utm_content=156351400&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook&hss_channel=fbp-340105259374083  

How the Pain of Loneliness Hurts Your Brain : By Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/how-pain-loneliness-negatively-hurts-your-brain/?utm_content=bufferf070b&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR1CB5QZv_n9LxT2ooB0MNr3lZ9eGOf1qI0S-WGwMR5E_k9h_cZbWL0w9AM  

Moving From Safe Space to Brave Space . BY GHYLIAN BELL

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The ultimate safe space is the one we create within ourselves. Once we’ve got our foundational safe space, we can move out into the world, creating brave space as we go https://www.mindful.org/moving-from-safe-space-to-brave-space/?mc_cid=a85eba1828&mc_eid=66010031ce  

7 Ways to Build More Mindfulness Into Your Day : Debbie Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/mindfulness-mindful-mind-habits/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork&fbclid=IwAR2iCJUKe8EysD92744ZEluXLndGvRKV1jlNlq8MOMr_HdiGSmxiWBrnUOk  

An outlook better than optimism? While looking at the sunny side of life offers a lot of light moments, there may be a better path to well-being : By Harvard Health Publishing

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https://www.health.harvard.edu/mind-and-mood/an-outlook-better-than-optimism?utm_content=buffer7998d&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=buffer&fbclid=IwAR2eUvTAXPJ-voZT3iflwnMpG1UDSVPlrgFSTYU9WGcnAaj7E6vWMf4OC0A  

5 Ways Pets Have Positive Effects on People with Dementia : By Ericka Gro

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Moon Shadow, My beautiful girl https://www.memoryhealth.com/blogs/the-brain-blog/5-ways-pets-have-positive-effects-on-people-with-dementia?fbclid=IwAR3XWElOFydU51l4UUoAFbQ3XQV5zOK86UU33l2cl0YbMRx_sKrQ5ZzLW4Q  

Parts Work Therapy - Understanding Inner Conflict : By Dr Arielle Schwartz

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https://drarielleschwartz.com/parts-work-therapy-dr-arielle-schwartz/?fbclid=IwAR20xQM53pSR6Z6_4_peE_f9rXlIjYPDkmGicUL7mQCgIslqet0wXwPUpvk#.YDrirtXitPa  

Ectlectrc Pencil: Lost Collection of Pencil Drawings Reveals Trials of Patient at Missouri State Hospital : By Grace Ebert

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https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/02/electric-pencil-james-deeds-jr/?fbclid=IwAR35Eo5YjgDAAK1zdEOG_piFFBM-Jwwn-R4FehU5jYVsce1ooGhGwI6URAQ  

Gabor Mate - How emotions affects our cognitive functioning

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In Our Brutal Modern World, Science Shows Our Brains Need Craft More Than Ever: By Susan Luckman

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https://www.sciencealert.com/modern-life-is-brutal-here-s-why-craft-is-so-good-for-our-health?fbclid=IwAR07ZovD4LQqAfKwbFk637i_SODzP3rKm49lwtd6mtIQOxgDyaEC_Su7ad4  

Honouring our "Inner Child" while holding her safe and providing transformative, healing experiences to evolve through play : Creative Arts Therapy with Mairead and Moon Shadow, Art of Life Counselling, 26th Feb

 

Documentary: All Is Self

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The Life Cycle of Thoughts and Why Your Brain Needs a Filter : By Andrew Safer

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  https://www.mindful.org/the-life-cycle-of-thoughts-and-why-your-brain-needs-a-filter/?mc_cid=f6c44a3cd8&mc_eid=66010031ce

The Power of One Act of Kindness New research shows the ripple effect one act of kindness can have on an entire community : By Jill Suttie

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https://www.mindful.org/the-power-of-one-act-of-kindness/?mc_cid=f6c44a3cd8&mc_eid=66010031ce  

What to Eat for Optimal Mental Health - The food you eat can have just as profound an effect on your brain and your mental health as the drugs prescribed by your doctor : By Uma Naidoo

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https://www.mindful.org/what-to-eat-for-optimal-mental-health/?mc_cid=f6c44a3cd8&mc_eid=66010031ce  

R.E.S.T.—A Guided Practice for the Tired and Weary : By Rashid Hughes

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https://www.mindful.org/r-e-s-t-a-guided-practice-for-the-tired-and-weary/?mc_cid=f6c44a3cd8&mc_eid=66010031ce  

Music : Mirabai Ceiba ⋄ Sevati ⋄ Gurmukhi Mantras ⋄ Ancient Native Chants ⋄ Spanish and English songs

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How to Change Your Habits One Mindful Moment at a Time : By Debby Hampton

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https://thebestbrainpossible.com/habits-brain-mindfulness-free-will/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork&fbclid=IwAR3fzVRR6g6cmnmd6c-9mWVKNbD8Sn9jWnP0MMO0pof0Nsn9QcswZ0bD8Kw  

What is complex PTSD? By SANE Australia

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https://www.sane.org/information-stories/the-sane-blog/mental-illness/what-is-complex-ptsd?highlight=WyJ3aGF0IiwiJ3doYXQiLCJ3aGF0J3MiLCJpcyIsIidpcyIsImNvbXBsZXgiLCJwdHNkIiwid2hhdCBpcyIsIndoYXQgaXMgY29tcGxleCIsImlzIGNvbXBsZXgiLCJpcyBjb21wbGV4IHB0c2QiLCJjb21wbGV4IHB0c2QiXQ%3D%3D&fbclid=IwAR2Jd6ZFUsCxb4mVcck5tQosfHRzOuYn_GUhVwFw1EMmhgI2PBoRbteTFbE  

Lessons from Nature: An Illustrated Guide to Mindfulness : By Sarah Anacleto

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https://www.smallvictorieswellness.com/blog/illustrated-mindfulness?fbclid=IwAR0wgBoO8JJPIgvAoeZg14bqDIR_nT9BUyn7-baGUf0KxtjN5BXI_GtKPCI  

A Helpful Online Safety Guide for People With Autism Spectrum Disorders : By John Bennet

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https://www.wizcase.com/blog/internet-safety-guide-for-people-with-autism-spectrum-disorders/#8%C2%A0%20%3Cbr%3E   Generously shared by Follower Chris Smith

Nature-Based Mindfulness Practices for Families - Connect with nature no matter where you find yourself, from the 'So Be' Mindful method : By Scott Rogers

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https://www.mindful.org/nature-based-mindfulness-practices-for-families/?mc_cid=61caddfaa0&mc_eid=66010031ce