3 Somatic Tools to Combat Stress During These Times

3 Somatic Tools to Combat Stress During These Times

by Kevin Kunkel, LMFT, SEP, CMT

I’ll be the first to admit, the prolonged social isolation and day to day changes on me and my loved ones due to coronavirus, and the insane political polarization and bickering regularly loads me down with stress.  I know so many of my clients, family, and friends feel this same overwhelm creeping in.   You may also be feeling inside a feeling of  anxiety, frustration, overwhelm, or just feeling the unknown of the world ...

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Go-To Meditations for this Pandemic Time

Go-To Meditations for this Pandemic Time

By Kevin Kunkel, MA, CMT, CYT, LMFT,

This year’s Men’s Health Month comes amidst the unprecedented stressful times of this pandemic.  Staying healthy both physically and mentally has never been more important, and more challenging.  Social isolation, disrupted routines and exercise regimens, financial losses, unemployment and ruined businesses, fear paranoia and divisive politics, all make it likely that everyone is struggling now more than ever.   While everyone is stressed, and stress is a normal reaction of this crisis, men may be extra ...

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Break Unwanted Habits With Mindfulness!

Break Unwanted Habits With Mindfulness!

 

By Dr. Swati Desai

I remember getting really angry when I was doing my Akasha Cleanse and it required me not to have my morning cup of coffee. It is hard to let go of habits even when they are unwanted. It could be habits around food, alcohol, smoking, or some patterns of strong reactions which we regret later. We know we want to change them and yet we fall into the same hole again and again. How do we ...

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