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What does a Beta-Blocker Do?

Bodies reaction to stress. The parasympathetic vs sympathetic nervous system The via, Upstream Living

I like this model for what a well balanced life looks like, although for each individual person, this may have to be tweaked just a bit, but the idea is still the same. Some things that I, and Abraham Maslow believe are good to include in a well balanced life (I sound like a Kellogg's Commercial!), are: art, positive emotions, a career, education, relationships, money, health, happiness/fun, public service, travel, etc.

Physical, spiritual, lifestyle, mental/emotional and people support - the goal of self-care is to feel vital and balanced [free from depression and anxiety]

Teaching your child to recognise and regulate their emotions is never easy. It is especially difficult if you have a child on the autism spectrum. Your child can go from seemingly happy and content to full on meltdown with in seconds. Emotion thermometers are designed to help you and your …

Teaching your child to recognize and regulate emotions is especially difficult if the child is on the autism spectrum. Emotion thermometers are designed to help you and your child recognize the early warning signs before a meltdown happens.

These 7 simple steps give you a basic outline of what it takes to not be a financial dumb-dumb.  Follow these and you'll be well on your way to understanding how to achieve financial independence!  http://thecodetoriches.com/seven-steps-avoid-money-moron/

The Seven Steps to Avoid Being a Money Moron

Child Anger Management

I should really have an ASD board. Good graphic for coping skills "Things Outside my control/ Things I can control" This graphic created by Rebecca Waddell, perhaps adapted from S Herman.

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The will offers self care suggestions MHPs that work with people with CPTSD. The same ideas and considerations can also be used for those of us who actually have experienced the trauma itself. Good ideas. More

The self-care wheel. Plenty of options for a having a lifestyle of self care in life and work, for therapists, counselors, and mental health professionals.

Therapist Aid. Worksheets for counselling

Worksheets for counselling& supporting clients. Motivational Interviewing allows the worker to assess the clients motivation to change and strategies to find out what the 'blocks' to change are and how to assist the client to work through them.

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On setting boundaries… I tend to feel guilty about hurting people’s feelings, but everyone deserves to feel love and respected, including oneself. There’s a lot of good bits in here. I love this set


Signs of Boundaries: Unhealthy vs Healthy. A very important pair of lists to keep in mind as we live our lives and as we grow. Too often we accept those who have boundaries or indulge in breaking ourselves.

what mindfulness is and how you can learn it!

Mindfulness and the Human Condition

Mindfulness helps us cultivate attention, sensory clarity, and equanimity. It helps us avoid distraction and overwhelm. In short, it helps us deal with the human condition!

Self-care assessment

Self care assessment: To lead a whole and healthy life, even if you are not a care-giver. This self care assessment speaks to teachers and parents as well as anyone seeking balance in their life.