Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN)

In Trauma by christine

Childhood Emotional Neglect (CEN) Unlike abuse and maltreatment which are adverse actions taken by a parent/caregiver towards a child, childhood emotional neglect (CEN) is mostly a parent/caregiver’s failure to act. …

Hygge

In Culture, Fun Stuff, Self-Compassion by christine

Hygge Pronouced Hoo-gha, Hygge is a Danish term that means a quality of coziness and the feeling of contentment that comes from warm spaces and enjoying the good things in …

Dialectics

In Learning/Behavioural Theories by christine

Dialectics Dialectics Defined: Webster: “a discussion and reasoning by dialogue as a method of investigation” Collins: “a method of reasoning and reaching conclusions by considering theories and ideas together with …

Sleep Hygiene

In Helpful Stuff by christine

Sleep Hygiene Have you ever heard someone diminish the importance of sleep with a quip such as “I’ll sleep when I am dead”? While the occasional night without optimal sleep …

Seven Types of Rest

In Helpful Stuff, Self-Compassion by christine

Seven Types of Rest to Consider When You are Feeling Depleted PHYSICAL. Allows the body to relax, repair, restore. Try adding an extra 30 minutes of sleep when you are …

Accepting Praise

In Helpful Stuff by christine

Accepting Praise How you see people is actually how you see yourself. What you think people think of you is actually what you think of yourself. Ever notice how you …

Strategies for Managing Flashbacks

In Helpful Stuff, Trauma by christine

Strategies for Managing Flashbacks ~Tell yourself “I am having a flashback” ~Center yourself: Centering focuses on your internal being “I am here”. Putting your hand on your chest can help …