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One way to think better, to feel better!

One way to think better, to feel better!

— Posted by Marie.Bloomfield on September 5, 2015

One way to change your thinking, … to change your brain…to feel better

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy when we feel we can’t!

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy when we feel we can’t!

— Posted by Marie.Bloomfield on April 25, 2015

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy is a mindful way to restore balance and a meaningful life. The aim is to accept difficulties that comes with life that seems out of our control and then to commit to actions aligned with our values to live a good life.

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Asperger’s Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism

Asperger’s Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism

— Posted by Marie.Bloomfield on April 25, 2015

The diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome(AS) has been revised in the DSM-V(2013) to represents a new, more accurate medically and scientifically useful way of diagnosing individuals with autism-related disorders. Asperger’s Syndrome has been re-classified in the Autism Spectrum Disorder, more specifically on the “high functioning” end of the spectrum, however, the term Asperger’s Syndrome is still widely used.

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Compassion-Focused Therapy to dissolve shame and self-hate

Compassion-Focused Therapy to dissolve shame and self-hate

— Posted by admin on February 25, 2015

Compassion-Focused Therapy assist people who are highly self-critical and suffer from stress, anxiety and depression, teaching them to be more kind to themselves and to replace the inner critic with a compassionate voice to ease difficult emotions, while building inner resources, strengths and motivation.

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Healing through self-compassion

Healing through self-compassion

— Posted by Marie.Bloomfield on February 25, 2015

“Mindful Self-Compassion is the foundation of emotional healing – being aware in the present moment when we’re struggling with feelings of inadequacy, despair, confusion and other forms of stress(mindfulness), and responding with kindness and understanding(self-compassion). It also means holding difficult emotions- fear, anger, sadness and shame, and self-doubt in loving awareness leading to greater ease and well-being in our lives” Chris Germer.

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Mindfulness transforms the way we live

Mindfulness transforms the way we live

— Posted by admin on February 16, 2015

A few years ago “Mindfulness” was mostly unknown or called “alternative” but there has been fast growing extensive research in neuroscience which increasingly is showing that mindfulness practices helps us to reduce stress, anxiety and depression to become more calm, resilient, to enjoy, to have positive relationships at home but also in the workplace becoming more productive, reducing medical cost and overall improving the quality of our life.

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