body scan (a check in on you and where you are in the moment) or perhaps you can manage only a few deep slow breaths into the present moment. Put your hand over your heart to bring affection into your awareness if you like then continue. On a difficult day, maybe you can find 7 minutes for a Self-Compassionate Break? If not, Dr. Kristin Neff, researcher, co-developer of MSC curriculum and narrator of the Self-Compassionate Break audio, says, this can be used in the heat of the moment. It's a portable, powerful and flexible tool for managing the stress of difficult emotions.
31 July, 2015