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