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Coping skills worksheet - advice on how we can help ourselves cope during such difficult times, across six different aspects of our lives:

Coping Skills

We all have good days and bad days. For some of us, especially if mental health issues are involved, the bad days can be all-consuming, so when they hit we need to have the coping skills to deal wi…

11 Psychological Tricks That Every Person With Anxiety Needs To Know

It’s not easy to bring ourselves back to our desired calm, but there are some quick, 10-minute exercises that we can do to reduce stress...

24 Things All Therapists Learn That Everyone Should Actually Know

24 Things All Therapists Learn That Everyone Should Actually Know

Because of the nature of their jobs, therapists can give advice on a ton of different topics. And over the course of their training, as they work towards obtaining the credentials needed to practice, as well as over the years they spend working with…

Ever since college I have been searching for the perfect planner system. For awhile I was loyal to bullet journaling but it was too unstructured for me. After awhile my bullet journal just became a regular journal and my to-do lists and planner pages got buried and disorganized. Bullet...

Mental Health Resources: My Planner - Radical Transformation Project

Ever since college I have been searching for the perfect planner system. For awhile I was loyal to bullet journaling but it was too unstructured for me. After awhile my bullet journal just became a regular journal and my to-do lists and planner pages got buried and disorganized. Bullet...

Wondering what questions you can use to open your therapy sessions with impact? This post covers 7 questions that will help you set goals, evaluate therapy, and assess counseling clients' significant relationships | 7 Questions for Opening Your Therapy Sessions

7 Questions for Opening Your Therapy Sessions — Family Therapy Basics

<!-- ClickToTweet Embed Code Start --> <script type="text/javascript" src="//clicktotweet.com/embed/HsK42/12"></script> <!-- ClickToTweet Embed Code Start --> It's easy to get stuck in a rut with specific elements of therap

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Different Approach to Anxiety Disorders

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: A Different Approach to Anxiety Disorders

Most coping techniques that teach people how to handle their abnormal anxieties focus on skills that reduce, replace, and avoid discomfort. These techniques are many that I have tried for my own anxiety including deep breathing, relaxing music, muscle relaxation, and more. Cognitive behavioral therapy teaches people to control and change their upsetting feelings and […]

13 Common Cognitive Distortions - Allowing negative thinking to dominate, rather than being rational, balanced & purposeful

13 Common Cognitive Distortions - Live Well with Sharon Martin

What are cognitive distortions? Cognitive distortions are also known as thinking errors, thinking distortions, irrational thoughts, distorted thoughts, and negative automatic thoughts. Cognitive distortions are ways that you twist up your thinking to see yourself, your situation, and other people in a negative light. They’re basically your mind playing tricks on you; convincing you […]

The skills of learning acceptance. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT, can help you to engage fully in your life.

Learn to Engage Life Using ACT

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, or ACT, can help you to engage fully in your life. If you missed the introductory post on this approach to ACT you can find it here: The Open and Centered posts, …

Art therapy is a real thing. 15 Simple Art Hacks You Can Use To Control Your Mind And Channel Your Emotions

15 Simple Art Hacks You Can Use To Control Your Mind And Channel Your Emotions

Art therapy is a real thing. 15 Simple Art Hacks You Can Use To Control Your Mind And Channel Your Emotions