We love this simple and effective breath practice from BreathAware. Keep it open on your computer and just follow the practice whenever you feel the need to settle your body and mind. Not only is this practice good for your physical health - improving cardiovascular health and strengthening core muscles - it also helps to reduce fatigue and stress.
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Kristin Neff, Mark Williams, and Willem Kuyken discuss compassion, self-compassion and mindfulness and how we might integrate these different teachings in our treatment of depression.
One of the most common difficulties people can have with self-compassion practice is remembering to make time to do it!