Resources for Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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Kathryn's Top Tips
Feeling safer starts with calming the mind. Vergence exercises flex the occular nerve behind our eyes which turns on our parasympathetic nervous system to calm our brain and body. Practice this exercise daily for 3 minutes.
When our brain senses danger, it can tend to get stuck in a cycle of anxiety or worry. We can't calm our external world right now, but we can actively calm our body and mind with biolateral music.
Staying safe at home during this pandemic impacts our regular daily movement. Get up, move your body a little, and feel that aliveness come back with free bilingual dance lessons on Instagram Live from Matthew Armstrong + Lux Boreal.
Quarantine Care Package - José F. Mata, L.M.F.T.
Somatic Centering Practice - Sumitra Rajkumar
Compassion in the Time of Coronavirus - Jack Kornfield
Managing in the Midst of COVID-19 - Peter Levine, Ph.D.
When the COVID-19 Pandemic Leaves Clients Feeling Helpless - Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.
COVID-19 Anxiety, Cultivating Safeness, and Polyvagal Theory - Stephen Porges, Ph.D.