Monthly Archives: January 2014

A Simple Way to Sooth and Comfort Yourself.

(Oops! This was supposed to be uploaded earlier, before the previous post.) Our last post discussed listening to “sweet talk” and contrasted it with actually learning to be more resilient. This post will discuss self-soothing, which is a way to … Continue reading

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Some Common Ways People Make Stress Worse

Rather than soothing themselves, it is very common for people to react to stress in ways that make things worse. Here are two key reactions that amplify instead minimizing reactions to stress: To treat yourself in ways that increase the … Continue reading

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