Author Archives: Dr. Kathleen Young

#TBT: Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving

Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving Originally posted on November 25, 2010 If you live in the United States, today is Thanksgiving. Like any holiday, it can be painful and lonely rather than enjoyable for  trauma survivors or any who are socially isolated … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Gratitude

I’ve been focusing this month on holiday coping strategies. Practicing mindfulness provides us with many ways to cope with life’s challenges. If you are interested in more about the connection between mindfulness and gratitude, check out this interview with Jack … Continue reading

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#TBT: Thanksgiving and Gratitude

As the winter holiday season approaches I want to share with you some holiday coping themed posts from years past. Holidays are often high stress times for trauma survivors, or anyone who has a complicated relationship with family of origin! … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday: Healing

I wanted to share one of my favorite quotes on healing with you today for Mindful Monday. You can turn it into a mindfulness practice by following these steps.   How does this fit with you own healing process? Feel … Continue reading

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#TBT: Mindful Holidays

Continuing my series on holiday coping strategies, I am sharing this on mindfulness-based approaches. Mindful Holidays Originally posted on November 25, 2010 I was so taken with one of the holiday coping strategy links I posted in Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving that … Continue reading

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