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The Mindfulness Practice of "Stopping & Dropping" - Stress Manual by the mindful coach

The Mindfulness Practice of "Stopping & Dropping" - Stress Manual by the mindful coach | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

The Mindfulness Practice of "STOPPING & DROPPING"   The 3 Goals of Stress Reduction Meditation are to:

  • Release daily stress.
  • Restore the emotions.
  • Reduce future stress.

PRACTICE: We practice the development of intention and attention. The 3 practices are:

  • “Stopping & Dropping” (to release daily stress)
  • “Opening & Smiling” (to restore the emotions)
  • “Inquiring to Understand” (to reduce future stress)
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The Mindful Coach offers tools for mindfulness stress reduction, grounding with stoping and droping. 

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easy to understand basic practice of mindfulness...

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Mess & Stress: The Science Behind Your Clutter - Fuller Life Family Therapy Institute

Mess & Stress: The Science Behind Your Clutter - Fuller Life Family Therapy Institute | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

If you find yourself struggling to keep your external space organized, it might reflect a similar internal struggle. 

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Find out how stress and your environment impact each other. by Shani Bell

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Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-Esteem

Why Self-Compassion Trumps Self-Esteem | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

Researcher Kristin Neff reveals the benefits of going easy on yourself: less anxiety, less conflict, and more peace of mind.

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Researcher Kristin Neff reveals the benefits of going easy on yourself: less anxiety, less conflict, and more peace of mind.

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Actually enjoy your next family road trip with these simple tips - Positive Parenting Solutions


Half the fun of any trip is getting there, right? Well, maybe not if you envision mile after mile of whining, choruses of “are we there yet” or refere
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Enjoy family car trips by allowing children to make choices concerning contents of their own carry on bag, snacks, and radio station.

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OT Tips to Conserve Parental Energy - Special-ism

OT Tips to Conserve Parental Energy - Special-ism | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
The daily doings with kids in tow can wipe out the strongest of parents. An Occupational Therapist shared tips to conserve parental energy >>
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Tips such as: pick up immediately after bath time so you don't return tired to a clean up later; store wipes and fingernail clippers for quick duty in car; and the use of gardening knee cushions at bath time   help smooth parents' days! 

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Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later

Early Emotional Support May Help Kids Manage Feelings Later | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Preschool children given high levels of caring showed specific brain changes.
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Preschoolers can begin learning to manage their feelings.

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Mental Health in the Workplace - More than Just a Moral Objective, It's Dollars and Sense

Mental Health in the Workplace - More than Just a Moral Objective, It's Dollars and Sense | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
In early 2016, Jessica Leber of Fast Company made an impressively strong case for increase
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In a capitalist society, companies need to help employees balance the demands of their jobs and the demands of their everyday lives. 

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11 Back to School Strategies for Parents - Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC

11 Back to School Strategies for Parents - Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
11 coping strategies that help parents manage back to school stress and offer a little self-compassion in the midst of all the to dos.
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Jennifer Christian, M.A., LPC prescribes self-compassion for parents managing the back-to-school transition

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How to Curb Self-Defeating Habits - Mindful

How to Curb Self-Defeating Habits - Mindful | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Explore these five mindfulness practices to help you uncover and untangle from the feedback loop of negative thought patterns.
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"Thoughts are not facts, they can always be changed. The same holds true for attitudes and behaviors."

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Mindfulness of Anger - Mindful

Mindfulness of Anger - Mindful | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Take three minutes and try this mindfulness practice for dealing with one of our strongest emotions. 
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Got three minutes? Learn to deal with anger through this mindful practice!

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Got three minutes? Learn to deal with anger through this mindful practice!

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Coping with Burnout? Maybe Your Brain Is on Fire

Coping with Burnout? Maybe Your Brain Is on Fire | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Rewire your brain to see these afflictions as opportunities for embarking on a new path
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Great article about how to use stress as a potential opportunity toward more satisfaction in life.
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How to Turn Your Brain from Anger to Compassion

How to Turn Your Brain from Anger to Compassion | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Attention is like a spotlight—whatever it shines on becomes brighter in the mind. This knowledge can help us build compassion, says Paul Gilbert.
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Excellent article from UC Berkley showing how to manage anger in a healthy way that is lasting.  

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Stress Management Exercises

Stress Management Exercises | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Are you feeling stressed? These stress management exercises include relaxation techniques, time management, and other effective ways to deal with stress. Learn about symptoms and coping with stress.
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Stress is a very common experience. All of us, every day, experience stress. A variety of stress management exercises are available to help relieve stress and promote optimal levels of brain arousal.

When stress becomes too great, it begins to take a toll mentally, physically, and emotionally. 

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Creativity and the Everyday Brain with Rex Jung

Creativity and the Everyday Brain with Rex Jung | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
How do we prime our brains to take the meandering mental paths necessary for creativity? New techniques of brain imaging, Rex Jung says, are helping us gain a whole new view on the differences between intelligence, creativity, and personality.
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Creativity and intelligence work from very different places in the brain. Very cool interview with positive neuroscientist, Rex Jung!

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Covered in Red: How the Brain Uses Anger to Hide Pain - Fuller Life Family Therapy Institute

Covered in Red: How the Brain Uses Anger to Hide Pain - Fuller Life Family Therapy Institute | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
What is really happening underneath the anger? Some mental health professionals refer to anger as a secondary emotion.
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Do you frequently experience anger? Take a look at what lies beneath...

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3 Questions Your Child Wants Dad to Answer - Positive Parenting Solutions

3 Questions Your Child Wants Dad to Answer - Positive Parenting Solutions | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
(And How You Can Help Him Answer Them)

We are thrilled to welcome pediatrician and best-selling author, Dr. Meg Meeker, to share her wisdom about the imp
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One of the best mirrors for children to see through is for Dad to let him/her know how he feels about the child, what he believes about the child. and what he hopes for the child.

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6 mental health benefits of plants: Does Flower Power boost your mood?

6 mental health benefits of plants: Does Flower Power boost your mood? | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
We all know that flowers and plants make people happy, but what is it about them that puts you in a good mood? Our smart network of doctors are here to explain.
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Nature and flowers in particular can help eleviate anxiety, help you sleep, change emotions. and make you more productive!

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Mental Illness in Kids: The Surprising Warning Signs

Mental Illness in Kids: The Surprising Warning Signs | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Signs of mental illness such as depression in children can appear in preschool years. You'll need an expert in kids' psychology to care for your child.
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Warning signs of mental illness may show up in very young children.

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Hell Hath No Fury... Understanding Women's Anger

Hell Hath No Fury... Understanding Women's Anger | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Anger is one of those emotions that be challenging to express. It also appears to have a large divide in how men and women understand it.
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Why you feel busy all the time (when you’re actually not)

Why you feel busy all the time (when you’re actually not) | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

Overwhelmed? It can seem like we’re busier than ever, but that’s not quite true, says Oliver Burkeman.

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Oliver Burkeman explains why we may be less busy than we think we are and what this means for our stress level.

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Is Your Child Stressed About a Test? Try this Simple Shift

Is Your Child Stressed About a Test? Try this Simple Shift | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

"Next time your student or your child is facing anxiety due to a speech or upcoming test, in addition to all of the conventional wisdom (prepare, organize, practice), let them know that their anxiety can be their ally."

 
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For both kids and adults facing big tests: Tips to harness the power of anxious energy for positive outcomes

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Are You Catching Other People's Emotions?

Are You Catching Other People's Emotions? | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Watch out: You might have caught a case of your co-worker's bad mood.
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Managing Disappointment -

Managing Disappointment - | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it

Unexpected change in life? This quick read suggests healthy ways to manage an unanticipated circumstance.

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Unexpected change in life? This quick read suggests healthy ways to manage an unanticipated circumstance.

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Alfred & Shadow - A short story about emotions (education psychology health animation) - YouTube

Alfred is in love. He is also angry, shameful, scared, sad and lonley. His good friend Joy supports him in his constant fight against Shadow. Join the fight!...
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Alfred is in love. He is also angry, shameful, scared, sad and lonley. His good friend Joy supports him in his constant fight against Shadow. Join the fight! And maybe you will discover something new about your own emotions along the way.

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The 3 Most Important Questions You Could Ask Yourself When You're Stressed

The 3 Most Important Questions You Could Ask Yourself When You're Stressed | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Do you secretly thrive on stress?

While none of us would like to openly admit it, we sometimes indulge in the feelings that come from a tense situation. Whether it's pushing our work back until we're on the brink of a deadline or even just immers...
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5 Apps To Help You Destress

5 Apps To Help You Destress | Managing Anger and Stress | Scoop.it
Traffic jams. Frantic emails from your boss. Office gossip. It’s hard not to be stressed these days. But the good news is that technolog
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