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Everything You Should Know About HeartMath Jan 31, 2023

HeartMath is a scientifically-proven technique to bridge the connection between your heart and your brain. It’s an effective method of reaching a smoother and calmer mental state which reduces anxiety and stress. HeartMath uses methods that focus on the connection between the heart and the...

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Benefits Of Tension And Trauma Release Exercises Jan 13, 2023

If you're the parent of a child with PTSD or autism, you know that managing stress and anxiety is a constant challenge. You may have tried various therapies and medications, but they can only do so much. And in many cases, medication and therapy fail entirely. Either way, you're constantly...

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10 Ways To Create An Autism-Friendly Holiday Season Dec 05, 2022

The holiday season is a joyful time, but it can also be difficult for families who have members with autism. Changes to normal routines and the over-stimulation caused by decorations and extra people can cause significant stress for someone on the autism spectrum.

Here are my favorite tips, for...

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Spoon Theory - getting through the day Nov 17, 2022
In 2003 a brilliant woman by the name of Christine Miserandino published an essay entitled “The Spoon Theory” which went on to change the way people think about mental and physical challenges. Here’s the short and sweet version:


“Spoons” is a metaphor, a...
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How you can manage ADHD adhd blc diagnoises support tre Oct 12, 2022

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental disorders in children. It is a chronic condition that affects how a person behaves, thinks, and feels. ADHD can make it difficult for a person to focus on tasks, control their behavior, and even has an...

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Suicide Awareness Month anxiety awareness be knind blc mental health peace suice idiolization suicide Sep 06, 2022

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a neurological disorder that affects approximately 2.2% of adults in the United States. Autism is believed to be caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors and is characterized by social-emotional, communication, and behavioral challenges. ...

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Support Your Child’s Mental Health this School Year anxiety behavior body based coping reduce stress school Aug 18, 2022

The school year is gearing up in most places. Which makes this a great time to talk about ways you can support your child's mental health during the school year. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 20% of all students will experience a mental health disorder at some point during...

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Understanding the Window Of Tolerance agorphobia anxiety hyper-arousal hypo-arousal reduce stress window of tolerance Jul 28, 2022

The Window of Tolerance is a term used to describe a state of mind when someone is able to receive and respond to information clearly. If you’ve ever heard the phrase “step out of your comfort zone” or something similar—this is directly referring to this balance between...

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PTSD: A History and Tips For Managing Symptom Jun 21, 2022

 

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) refers to specific anxiety that can develop after someone experiences or witnesses a traumatic event—such as military combat, natural disasters, assault, or any event that someone feels like their life is being threatened. Approximately 6% of...

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Learn Body-Based Support with Tre™ agorphobia anxiety body based body based actions reduce stress relax tre May 19, 2022

After completing my free masterclass, many of the Brilliant Life Community members ask for a deeper dive into understanding their young adult’s crippling cycle of anxiety and shutdown patterns. As well as more in-depth knowledge about the autonomic nervous system and the emerging...

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Finding Relief from Panic Apr 20, 2022

Every year, around 11% of Americans experience a panic attack. Panic attacks are sudden and intense rises in fear that cause physical symptoms. About 2-3% of Americans will develop Panic Disorder—a mental illness that causes frequent panic attacks, usually triggered by specific places,...

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Decrease Anxiety in 15 Minutes Mar 30, 2022

Anxiety is one of the most prevalent mental health disorders in the world. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, around 40 million adults in America struggle with anxiety, and a staggering nearly 40% do not currently seek treatment for it. Those who live with anxiety...

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