mindfulness

8 07, 2019

A Self-Reg Lens of Freedom ~ Part Two: Freedom is in Peril ~ Now more than ever

By | 2019-07-07T21:01:53+00:00 July 8th, 2019|

Even if you feel strongly that Liberty is an inalienable right – and as we saw in Democracy is in Peril ~ Again, not everyone does – the same cannot be said for freedom: at least, not in the philosophical sense adumbrated in Part 1. To be sure, in the [...]

29 01, 2019

How Can Self-Reg be the Foundation for Mental Well-being?

By | 2019-01-15T17:10:57+00:00 January 29th, 2019|

Psychiatrist Jean Clinton has been an internationally renowned expert and advocate for children’s mental health for over 30 years. We were thrilled to have Dr. Clinton at our summer symposium once again last summer. In her keynote address, Dr. Clinton drew from her wealth of experience and knowledge to address [...]

31 07, 2018

Making Sense of the Scents: My Dysregulating Self-Reg Experience

By | 2018-07-23T15:17:14+00:00 July 31st, 2018|

Today I went for a pedicure. I love pedicures! There's something so wonderful about getting your feet massaged, feeling the warm water on your toes, and then leaving with a beautiful new nail colour. When my mom asked me if I wanted to join her for a morning nail appointment, [...]

19 07, 2018

Temper-Mindful: The Sweet & Subtle Wisdom of Chocolate

By | 2018-07-19T10:47:19+00:00 July 19th, 2018|

By: Susan Plummer Over the years I have tried to meditate many times using various techniques, including listening to tapes and soothing music, looking at a flickering candle, using alternate nostril breathing and many more. I always found that I felt more anxious and stressed once I'd finished than I had [...]

21 12, 2015

The Self-Reg View of Mindfulness (Part 3)

By | 2018-01-26T14:17:50+00:00 December 21st, 2015|

Click here to download this article as a formatted PDF. Read the previous posts in this series here: Part 1 and Part 2. In the last blog we looked at how the classical view of “self-control” is the perfect example of what Ellen Langer had in mind when she wrote about [...]

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