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Sandy Hook | How Trauma Works and How SE can Help the Healing

Sandy Hook | How Trauma Works and How SE can Help the Healing | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
With techniques and support, people can heal the effects of trauma after experiences like the shooting at an elementary school in December 2012.
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Are You a Man Who Gives Life to Those Around You? Or One Who Destroys It?

Are You a Man Who Gives Life to Those Around You? Or One Who Destroys It? | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
| Therapist Writer Speaker -- Practicing Marriage and Family Therapy in Plano, Texas
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Rewiring Your Emotions | Mindful

Rewiring Your Emotions | Mindful | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
Think you're destined to respond the same way emotionally to the same old triggers? Not necessarily so, says Sharon Begley. With a little mind training, you can chart new pathways.
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New Strategy: “From Mindless to Mindful” - PsychCentral.com (blog)

New Strategy: “From Mindless to Mindful”
PsychCentral.com (blog)
First, select one of your “bad” habits or vices. Pick something you are struggling with or bothered by and that you do each day.
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Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions

Robert Plutchik's Wheel of Emotions | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it

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This image provides a great model of emotions and the different layers of feelings. 

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 31, 2013 2:29 AM

This attractive image connects emotions with color and illustrates the layered relationships of emotions. Brilliant. 

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When you're at rest, your brain's right side hums

When you're at rest, your brain's right side hums | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
There's plenty of brain activity even when people are thinking nothing at all.
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How Mindfulness Can Mitigate the Cognitive Symptoms of ...

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Mindfulness, or paying full attention to the present moment, can be very helpful in improving the cognitive symptoms of depression. These debilitating symptoms.
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Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend | Video on TED.com

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case.
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Singing Changes Your Brain | TIME.com

Singing Changes Your Brain | TIME.com | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
Group singing has been scientifically proven to lower stress, relieve anxiety, and elevate endorphins
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Learn to Speak Your Spouse's Love Language

Learn to Speak Your Spouse's Love Language | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
An interesting fact about how human beings give and receive love: what screams love to one person doesn’t even whisper love to another.
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The Practice of Stillness

The Practice of Stillness | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
Being still is tremendously difficult in our media-rich, always-on world. Noise crowds into every empty space. Here’s how to reclaim some interior margin.

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Managing Stress - Brainsmart - BBC

Brainsmart website: http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/brainsmart/ Stress is all too natural. But here are some tips for keeping it under control.

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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, July 29, 2013 1:07 AM

Fun and informative 2 minute video explaining the biological process of stress and how to handle stress more effectively. 

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Practicing Mindfulness: A Helpful Tool for Abuse Survivors

Practicing Mindfulness: A Helpful Tool for Abuse Survivors | Marriage and Family Therapy-Mental Health | Scoop.it
Chris Anderson explains how a juggling monk helped him understand the value of mindfulness when coping with conditions common for survivors of sexual abuse.
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Dr. Amy Fuller's curator insight, August 5, 2013 11:24 PM

This article on mindfulness as a tool for adult survivors of abuse is worth a read.