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Mindfulness

I have been contemplating mindfulness this week.  One reason is that I practice Iyengar Yoga with local community members once a week.  On the last week of the month, it is restorative yoga.  For those of you new to yoga terms, restorative yoga focuses on lighter and more supported stretches while focusing on your breathing. 

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Taking breaks

This blog post on taking breaks was inspired by feeling stuck writing a blog post!  Taking a Break Last week, I sat at my computer to write a blog post.  A few topics came to mind, but none of my ideas developed further.  It is important to note, that it was Friday and I really

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Can I do EMDR online?

A question I am frequently asked is, “Can EMDR be done online?” The answer is yes, it can! Over recent years various online EMDR platforms emerged, making trauma and EMDR work more accessible than ever before. What is EMDR? EMDR is shorthand for Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy and is a therapeutic model developed by

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Empathy

What is Empathy? Empathy is “the action of understanding, being aware of, being sensitive to, and vicariously experiencing the feelings, thoughts, and experience of another.” (https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/empathy) Also, empathy is distinctly different from sympathy. Watch the fun, short clip below to understand how: https://youtu.be/1Evwgu369Jw Furthermore, empathy is a skill that can be developed.  Dr. Brené Brown

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