Tag Archives: Holidays

Mindful Monday: Be There

A good reminder during the holiday season which can be so challenging for trauma survivors. Perhaps you would like to  engage with the 5-step mindfulness practice as you read this.

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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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#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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Holiday Coping for Trauma Survivors

I will be taking some time off from blogging around the holidays (practicing what I preach regarding self-care 🙂 ) but I like this resource so much I am scheduling it in advance to share with my readers. It is … Continue reading

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Return of the Light

Every year on the first day of winter I stop and remember that each day following gets progressively longer and brighter. Instead of focusing on how dark it is today, I can celebrate the returning of the light come tomorrow. Continue reading

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