The Art of Self-Soothing – A Skill for Life

Make self-soothing meaningful, and purposeful everyday.  Self-soothing is how we carry out emotional first-aid to ourselves.Therapist or not, learning to self-soothe is hard, but it’s something we can all learn how to do – especially if we have mental health...

Calm your Mind

Remember to Breathe… Notice what you’re feeling, notice your breathing when you want to stay calm. When we focus on our breathing there is no room for anything else, your mind concentrates on your breathing. If your mind wanders, concentrate on equal in/out...

What is a Mantra?

Mantra comes from the Sanskrit word meaning a “sacred message or text, charm, spell, counsel.” The word mantra is said to come from a root meaning, “that which protects the mind”.  A mantra is used in meditation and can also be used for mind protection. The word...