BLOG & RESOURCES
We've put together an ongoing library of great resources, geared towards all of our clients and followers. You can search for speciﬁc topics, or simply browse through our categories to ﬁnd exactly what you’re looking for.
HERE ARE SOME OF OUR FAVOURITE RESOURCES:
- Kid’s Health: kidshealth.org
- Teen Health: kidshealth.org/teen
- Experience, deepen, and share the power of living gratefully: www.gratefulness.org
- Meet people and share experiences: www.meetup.com
- Free yoga & meditation: www.doyogawithme.com
- Raise money & awareness for support of children and youth who are living with mental health challenges: www.mfym.ca
MOST RECENT POSTS
Amber McAuley is interviewed on Jewel FM radio – August 14, 2016 Watch the Video Here
This interview highlights some staggering statistics about the lack of support for teens with mental health challenges. I decided to share some details about my own experiences with attempting suicide and hope viewers are inspired to get involved with supporting changes relating to mental health
Mindful Breathing (5 minutes) Mindful Breathing is a tool that assists us in interjecting or slowing down the ruminating mind. Sometimes we perceive a situation as a threat, and we start over-thinking and over-analyzing and over-stressing. Our ruminating thoughts can turn a small disagreement into a huge blow-out argument. And then, we bring on an emotional storm. When we pause to practice Mindful Breathing, we can interrupt the thoughts creating
Mindful Body Scan (10 minutes) The Mindful Body Scan uses body sensations to help get us out of our ruminating mind, and into our body. As you scan you may notice a variety of different sensations including: warm, cold, numb, tingling, aching, pricking, pulsing. Some sensations may be comfortable, and some may be uncomfortable. There’s no right or wrong sensation, and you don’t have to change any of the sensations.