Four top ideas for mindfulness

Four top ideas for mindfulness.

Dr. Kathleen Young: Treating Trauma in Tucson

Continuing my series on holiday coping strategies, I am sharing this on mindfulness-based approaches.

Mindful Holidays

I was so taken with one of the holiday coping strategy links I posted in Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving that I want to devote a separate post to highlight it in more detail.4 Quick Mindfulness Techniques originates from Dr. Elisha Goldstein’s fantastic blog, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy. It is a blog well worth subscribing to for trauma survivors or anyone wanting to be more present in their lives!

The four techniques ( via Therese J. Borchard) are as follows:

1. RAIN.

In his blog “Difficult Emotions: One Approach You’ll Want to Try,” Dr. Goldstein writes:

In the mindfulness circles the acronym R.A.I.N has floated around to support people in dealing with difficult emotions. It has been found in Tara Brach’s book Radical Acceptance, Jack Kornfield has said it…

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