Clarissa Pinkola Estes

http://www.clarissapinkolaestes.com/ As a Jungian analyst in Denver, Colo., Clarissa Pinkola Estes kept seeing the same kind of patient. They were women cut off from their creativity-women who slaved at jobs they despised to buy expensive gifts for their family, women who felt compelled to clean everything in the house before they sat down to write,…

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Do you ever focus on looking AT your thoughts rather than FROM your thoughts? If so, you are practicing one of the cornerstones of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy developed by Dr. Stephen Hayes. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, known as ACT, combines CBT principles with mindfulness techniques. The first link is to a brief article about ACT,…

Box breathing

box breathing is a technique used to calm yourself down with a simple 4 second rotation of breathing in, holding your breath, breathing out, holding your breath, and repeating. It’s not for everyone but it may be a helpful technique add to your tool kit. Here are two links for box breathing http://quietkit.com/box-breathing/ http://www.exhalevr.com/