At our therapy practice, we value diversity and believe that it is essential in creating a safe and inclusive environment for all of our clients. We recognize that every individual has their own unique experiences, backgrounds, and identities, and we strive to create a space where all clients feel seen, heard, and valued. We are committed to actively promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of our work, and to providing culturally responsive care that is tailored to the needs of each individual client.
The current unrest in our country has hit close to home and brought on a range of emotions for so many of us. When combined with the effects of the current pandemic and the 24/7 news coverage, the days can certainly be draining, frustrating, upsetting, and scary on so many levels during these extraordinarily difficult times, here are a couple of tips that can help you move in a positive direction:
1) Express your frustration – Talk to someone who will not pass judgment about what you are thinking & feeling
2) Focus on what you appreciate – Remember the good moments and what you truly value in life
3) Check your perspective – We all need to live with hope and belief that good will come out of all of this
4) Mindfully move your body – Get outside, breathe in the fresh air & exercise
5) Recognize triggers and find alternatives that make sense for you
When things become enormously overwhelming and the problems ahead feel insurmountable, think of 1 thing you can do TODAY and honor that. Tomorrow wake up and do it again
Now let’s make this a movement. 1 day, 1 person, 1 thing at a time, it may not help TODAY but over time it will, it has to. Hope + Belief + Forward moving (Positive) Daily Actions = Change
~with love & respect always
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