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Surviving the pandemic – TikTok videos that soothe, inspire and uplift #happiness #anxiety

#3 This is exactly how I felt most of 2020 – do you relate? (source)

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Transforming Anxiety – with Elisha Goldstein and Action for Happiness

Fear + Uncertainty = Anxiety. How true. Who has not felt anxious in the last year? Elisha Goldstein says that 1 in 12 of us used to suffer from anxiety before the Covid pandemic, and now it is 1 in … Continue reading

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Emptiness Survival Kit. Part 3: Fill The Emptiness. Day 30: Breathe.

When emptiness becomes too much and you feel restless, uneasy, anxious or empty, use this video by Take A Deep Breath to change your emotional state in 60 seconds. It is a powerful technique that only takes 60 seconds. 

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“Dance In The Fire” practice to manage emotions

Dawa Tarchin Phillips What To Do When You Don’t Know What’s Next I am going to lead you through a short exercise with your emotions. The first emotion that I would like you to connect with is the emotion of … Continue reading

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Rumination, or obsessive thinking, and what to do when it becomes too much

Many of us believe that we are our thoughts, or rather many of us don’t stop to think whether what our minds are telling us in the form of thoughts is true or not, because the belief that thoughts are … Continue reading

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“My soul drifts light upon a sea of trees” — a film about a Zen priest helping depressed, suicidal people.

After losing two friends and an uncle to suicide, Zen priest Ittetsu Nemoto made it his life’s mission to support those struggling with depression and suicidal behavior. My Soul Drifts Light upon a Sea of Trees follows three of the … Continue reading

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Which mindset zone are you in during Covid-19?

I’ve seen this chart on Professor Scott Galloway’s Linkedin page (I listen to his Prof G show and Pivot podcast with him almost exclusively now) and it is the best visual summary of our mindset options during this pandemic. I’ve spent … Continue reading

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Don’t push away the fear

Source: Ram Dass Fellowship (Facebook)

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Living in the time in between

I am envious of those who, unlike me, can stay productive and positive in such uncertain times. I missed a blog post last week because I’ve been struggling. Psychologists call what many of us are experiencing grief. I’d add uncertainty … Continue reading

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What if not knowing what next is an achievement?

I’ve been mini-retired for 6 months. Retirement is a great way to practice emptiness. Six months of non-doing and facing uncertainty is when I usually hit the psychological threshold and the monkey brain spirals into anxiety. You know the script … Continue reading

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