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A Course In Mindful Living

Hello, I wanted to let you know about a wonderful online course that starts this October! It’s called A Course in Mindful Living and it’s being offered by my friend, Elisha Goldstein, PhD. Elisha is a co-founder of The Center for Mindful Living in Los Angeles, a psychologist and a leading voice in the field of […]

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11 Ways to Ease Your Anxious Mind —FREE Webinar with Elisha Goldstein

  11 Ways to Ease Your Anxious Mind A FREE Webinar with Elisha Goldstein, PhD Do you often feel overwhelmed by a barrage of personal and/or work stressors, challenging life situations, or even the current political climate? Modern neuroscience has confirmed the malleable nature of the brain which means that the more time we spend […]

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7 Ways to Ease Your Anxious Mind

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No matter where you live in the world right now, for a certainty, anxiety is high with many of us. After the election there was a number attacks on mosques internationally and now there has been an onslaught of over 60 bomb threats at Jewish synagogues in the U.S. in January alone.To me this means we need to not act out of anxiety and anger, but instead to calm our nervous systems, get some perspective and then choose how we’d like to respond to our emotional tumult.  For some it will be signing petitions, for others it may be creating awareness for cultural sensitivity, and yet others may be so overwhelmed they need more direct self-care and self-compassion.

One thing we know for sure is we are active participants of our health and well-being. The first thing we need to do is regulate our emotions, creating a sense of stability and control. From this place we are level headed, have perspective and can make wiser choices.

In my work I have found 7 Ways You Can Ease an Anxious Mind.

  1. Slow down – At the first sign of things speeding up – thoughts racing, heart pounding, breathing accelerating – move a little slower.

The Body Scan — A 10 Minute Practice with Elisha Goldstein

This is a 10 minute practice to bring with you anywhere and anytime to begin training your mind to be more present to your life and recognize more clarity, opportunity, possibility and choice. Check out more by Elisha Goldstein here.

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