Resources: Self-Care and Mindfulness

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Self-Care is defined as: deliberately taking care of your wellbeing through restoring activities. This can occur through 5 dimensions: Physical, Social, Mental, Emotional, and Spiritual.

Mindfulness is an approach to our thoughts, emotions, and bodily sensations in the present moment with non-judgment, acceptance, and compassion. It avoids interpretation, judgment, or reactivity. Mindfulness can be used as a therapeutic technique and can also be adopted as a way living.

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Research/Articles/Links

General Information

  • Bookshelf: List of recommended books related to mindfulness.

  • Self-Compassion.org: Website by Dr. Kristin Neff where she shares research, resources, and exercises related to understanding self-compassion.

Self-Care

  • Very Well Mind: General information about self-care.

  • ISF: International Self-Care Foundation.

Mindfulness

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