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Covid-19: Mental Health Exercises to face this incredibly challenging situation No3

Dear friends, My emotional disturbance about Covid-19 could be dealt with the following psychological techniques which were especially useful for me for helping me to grow out of fear and emotional stress, into happiness, peace and emotional balance: Radical acceptance, gratitude, mindfulness, my meditation stone and forest therapy. Radical acceptance improves the quality of my life. Butler and Ciarrochi (2007) define […]

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Covid-19: Mental Health Exercises to face this incredibly challenging situation No2

Dear friends, These exercises reduce stress without taking even one minute. Text your children, your parents, your grandparents or friend: “I Love You”.  Take a minute to say a short prayer. Prayer helps you let go of your own concerns for covid-19, thereby reducing your stress levels.  Wrap your arms around your body, giving yourself a hug. Hug your loved […]

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Teacher Stress

Hello my friends! The National Union of Teachers (UK) indicates the ways in which stress manifests itself: “The effects of stress can be manifested in many different ways including physical effects such as raised heart rate, headache, dizziness, palpitations, skin rashes, aching neck and shoulders and lowering of resistance to infection. Over a long period stress may contribute to chronic […]

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Stress Resilience

Hello my friends, “The book of joy” is a wonderful, uplifting and inspirational book by two special people Dalai Lama and Desmond Tutu. I want to share with you the following excerpt: “Psychologist Elissa Epel is one of the leading researchers on stress, and she explained to me how stress is supposed to work. Our stress response evolved to save […]

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A simple proven way to overcome stress

Hello my friends! Psychologist Guy Winch notes that it is both possible and hugely beneficial to stop negative thoughts. “Studies tell us that even a two-minute distraction is sufficient to break the urge to ruminate in that moment,” he says. In this context, Winch uses the term “rumination” to describe the act of dwelling on negative experiences, circumstances, or worries. […]