Provide opportunities for positive stimulation such as reading a good book or magazine article Don’t try to learn when you’re overwhelmed, tired, or cranky Walk away (metaphorically or physically) from negative input
It’s always on the alert for danger Calm yourself Walk away - metaphorically or physically
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Increases cognitive function Increases improved decision making Increases improved conflict resolution Increases attention Brenda McCreight Ph.D. Workshop series
Yoga Biofeedback This calms the amygdala and activates the hippocampus
Remember that you are in control of these You don’t have to behave like the person who has triggered you – it’s your choice!!
What is your negative self talk? What are your worst fears about the stress source? Are they realistic? Are they in your power to change? Who is supporting your false beliefs? Who is challenging your false beliefs? Brenda McCreight Ph.D. workshop series
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