Practicing gratitude is an extremely powerful way to promote physical and emotional wellbeing. This can be as simple as pausing in a moment and giving thanks for all of the blessings in that moment, keeping a gratitude journal or e-mailing a daily gratitude buddy.
This short video discusses Naming Emotions as a simple tool which can be used in emotional regulation.
Heartmath is an organization that teaches us to use our breath to regulate our autonomic nervous system. Heart Lock in is a technique that can me used on a daily basis to augment our parasympathetic nervous system, making relaxation more accessible. Quick coherence is a technique we can use in the moment to move from a depleting emotional response to a situation instead to a more rejuvenating response.
RAIN was created by Tara Brach. This practice is part of our emotional regulation series. Rain stands for Recognize, Allow, Investigate, Nurture.
This video is part of the stress management series. Dr. Amy Glaser-Carpenter discusses the idea of questioning your thoughts and beliefs. Most of our suffering actually stems from our beliefs and thoughts rather than from what is actually happening.