Mental hygiene is a mindfulness practice. It builds awareness of thoughts and feelings in a way that empowers us to adapt them as needed.
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We are living through times of tremendous change. Please give yourself some grace. As we continue to adjust and adapt, give yourself permission to dance.
Ha.Le’ means home in Hawaiian. Ha.Le’ Counselor Kim Rate speaks a little about what home means to her and offers a question for reflection.
In this time of distressing change, allow yourself to soften. Gift yourself with room to grieve, allowing your heart to feel all its tenderness. It helps.
As the shape of our lives changes and we social distance in the face of the pandemic, it brings up a lot of feelings. The root of these feelings is grief, and naming it can help us manage it.
Anxiety in teens is rising, and counseling that focuses on teens and their needs is effective treatment. According to the National Institutes of Health, almost 1 in 3 adolescents ages 13-18 will experience an anxiety disorder.
Teens and young adults are under more stress now than young people of earlier generations. Counseling can help build resilience and healthy ways to cope, supporting young people as they discover who they are and how they can do well in the world.
According to Dr. Mario Martinez and Biocognition, we can be wounded in three ways: Shame, Abandonment, and Betrayal. Each culture will shame, abandon, or betray you in a different way, but those are the 3 wounds.
Here’s what happens in the process that I call Becomingness. There are three things that we put out there that we misunderstand and think that they are being given to us rather than we are projecting them out: Joy, Belonging, and Companionship.