Every time I think about the #maya#guatemalan culture and all the #centralamerican#indigenous groups I think about #resiliency . Many do not realized that Guatemala had a Civil War at the beginning of the 1980s and many lost their families and had to move from their ancestral homes. I am just so glad to get to know about this culture from people in my community and close friends. One of my best friends lives in Xela and is a proud Mayan!!!!! Today celebrations for the #princessmayalakeworth2017 is still in progress at Bryant Park and later at the Polish Club of #westpalmbeach be sure to support!! I will be writing more about this event at my site soon!!! #mayaiqbalam#mayanculture#ancestralculture
Are you dealing with #hair loss or just dull dry hair? Over time with all the additives in our shampoos, conditioners and other items we use to set and style our hair it looses some of its #resiliency . Why not try this recipe to help bring it back to life and #enjoy a much needed and #relaxing hot #oil#treatment . #Remember to use only 100% #therapeutic grade #essentialoils like #doTERRA . #Myself , I have tried and applied 10 drops of the Rosemary oil with some (FCO) fractionated coconut oil , massaged that into my hair, wrapped it and left it in for a couple hrs while I watched a movie or cleaned the house, then washed it, and it came out feeling so much thicker and softer. What a #treat . Did you #know Rosemary oil is #excellent for people experiencing hair loss and it helps thicken your hair, and Peppermint is warming and #stimulating . What a great combo. #Ladies using a few drops of these oils with a little FCO is a great way to #give your honey a relaxing head massage. I don't know a man that doesn't enjoy a head massage. #Safety : Caution against high use for anyone pregnant or anyone who experiences epilepsy or high blood pressure as these oils are potent and pure. #clean#nontoxic#pure#luscious#love#you#me#guys#gals#haircare#treatment . Wishing you #all the best Saturday yet 😊
“How do I make sure these items don’t get lost in their room along with their other toys?” Keep the Cool Down Kit in a specific location. In our house, it is located on a hook that is easily accessible to my daughter in her room.
After your child finishes using the tool, teach them to return it to the Cool Down Kit.
For the past years I've dedicated a great amount of time to educating myself and others (mainly myself) about the role public spaces play in communities and cities at the intersection of art, health and sustainability. However, nothing ever prepared me for the imminent fear I sometimes feel when walking in big open crowded public spaces. I know I can't be alone in this and my visit to Europe reminded me the role terrorism has in creating : cultural misunderstandings, insecurities and real pain. I know my paranoia is not unsustained and that recent events worldwide have only added an extra layer of caution in my experience with the open world. However, I'm slowly working on this and refuse to given in to exactly what Ill-intentioned humans expect from us - FEAR. I will continue to ride the metro, I will continue to joyfully explore public spaces , write about them play in them, study them and learn about how to creatively make them better , safer, equitable and greener. #publicspaces#rome#thevatican#wheninrome#urbanonsite#europe#nofear#communitydevelopment#resiliency
I was just speaking about this at my grief group at @sackingston.
When we are grieving it's important to create a grief kit of tools that you can easily go to...so you can move through your grief. "Crystals help heal and balance you emotionally, physically and spiritually. If you have a particular emotional issue you want to work on when you are grieving, here are a few corresponding crystals that can help.
Carry, wear or hold them." #griefreiki
Thanks @griefreiki for posting. .
Essential oil diffusers have numerous positive effects on our health. Many of our Cool Down Kits include a lavender oil roller that’s safe for children to put on their skin and breathe in the benefits. Lavender helps calm us, eliminating nervous tension. Learn more at www.cooldownkits.com
The island that I can trace back to my roots on both sides. The island that has helped grow my own magic and has shown me the depth of her own. Every time I am with her, there is a part of me that shifts, changes transforms. I don't know if it's her softness or her fury but the way I imagine Puerto Rico is as the same inexplicable force that Mother Nature is. And right now Mother Nature is raging. She is showing us who is truly "Almighty", who's house we're in. And this is a time that we must listen up, listen to what she needs from us. I've asked myself why she has wrecked havoc on the most Divine and magical places on the planet within the past few weeks. It's the great mystery that is still unfolding.
My heart is sore from watching my people in water past their waists, buildings knocked down, power lines demolished with no restoration in near sight. There are many layers to the condition Puerto Rico was in before Hurricane Maria hit and now those that feel called need to band together to help rebuild this Enchanted island. I've included links in a link tree in my bio of organizations you can donate to & locations that you can drop off donations to in NYC. My shop @mothballmemoirs is donating 25% of every purchase until 10/1 to the Hispanic Federation. An organization that works tirelessly supporting the issues of Hispanic communities including raising funds for natural disasters, DACA scholarships & feeding families with food insecurity. I volunteered with HF in 1998 when Hurricane George hit Puerto Rico & the work they do is incredible.
The urgency in which the island needs assistance goes without saying. Please help if you can, even if it's sharing the resources in the link tree with your friends and family. Sending sweet, healing reiki energy to those that are still trying to get in contact with loved ones. We are a resilient people and I trust that if we band together PR will get the support it needs.
💃Mini Sequin Pillows have arrived and they are the perfect addition to your child’s cool down kit!🕺This colorful, calming tool relieves anxiety and provides sensory input to calm the busiest of minds.😌We offer a variety of color combinations to inspire the little artist in your family.
Often squeezed, smashed, thrown, kicked and bitten 😬...these emoji stress balls take the grunt of our emotions to leave us stress free. What are your favorite tools to release tension that builds up inside of you?
Do you find that asking your child to take a deep breath only further aggravates them? 🙋 Welcome to the club! With simple (and fun) tools, we can encourage deep breathing.
1. Ask your child to choose one feather and hold it in their hand.
2. Then ask them to take in a deep breath.
3. To help them learn about deep breathing, ask them to put their hand on her abdomen and tell them that when they breathe in, their breath will push their hand upwards.
4. Tell them to inhale for a count of four, then hold their breath for a count of four.
5. Ask them to exhale slowly through the nose. Tell them that the feather should flutter as they breathe out.
6. Repeat the exercise for five minutes or until your child feels relaxed.
Our “Cool as a Cucumber” kit offers different tools (such as feathers and a straw) that promote deep breathing. Check it out at www.cooldownkits.com
Curious about our Make & Take Workshop? Here’s a glimpse of the items we had available for parents to customize cool down kits for their children. Many of these tools can be found in our Bread & Butter kit that gives you a little taste of what’s available in our specialized kits. Learn more at www.cooldownkits.cm
Did you miss our last workshop? Join us again on December 3rd at 12pm at the Toybrary Austin to learn how to reinforce self regulation skills and make your own cool down kit. We’re in the process of creating an online version for parents outside of Austin, Texas. Stay tuned! Registration at www.ensembletherapy.com/workshop-calendar
#FallEquinox , #HarvestEquinox , #AutumnEquinox … whichever way you slice it, it is guaranteed to bring on that warm and fuzzy feeling inside as you dust off the cardigans and pumpkin latte mix! At least that is true for us here in the Northern Hemisphere.
As the earth shifts and tilts on its axis ever so slightly - and we teeter gracefully between hemispheres drawn by the celestial equator - we are aware that with each passing day our sun will sink into the ocean a little sooner, and rise a little later. There is a comfort in this season knowing that we are releasing the old and awaiting the new - prepping for the lengthy hibernation that will surely follow this journey of inevitable change, internal reflection, and profound contemplation brought on by wild fireside thoughts and enchantments.
So, we ask… how are you going to embrace the shift of this season of life, death, and change in these transitional months that are drawing upon us? What rituals do you have planned to release your grasp of what has been and embrace the potential unknown? What tokens will you take and which will you give up? What qualities will you carry forward and which will you leave behind? Will you harvest that which is left by nature and prepare for what it will no longer bear? Will you vow to take advantage of longer, restful nights and maximize fleeting daylight? Will you start a DIY project next to your warmest lamp or favorite scented candle? Will you finish the last book you swore you would, or pick a new story for another grand adventure?
Meet me + my brothers (📷 circa 1982).
Listen as we have our first conversation about what the experience of losing both our parents to terminal illnesses was like and how it’s shaped us.
Hear why we are closer than ever, which one of us owns a collection of school-🚌 demerits and the collectively shared trauma of🎄tree shopping.
(Note to self: take more recent photos when I am with my brothers!)
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Esnek-dayanıklılık için Farkındalık Pratikleri:
Sen de -düşüncelerin, duyguların ve bedenin üzerinde oluşturduğun, içinde yaşadığımız toplumsal yapı ile doğrudan ilişkili kontrol ve baskıdan özgürleşmenin, içindeki gerçek senle, doğduğundan beri taşıdığın ama unutturulmuş gücünle yeniden bağ kurmanın özlemi içinde misin?
Yaşadığın sıkıntı ve sorunlar sadece sana ait ve senden kaynaklanıyor sanma sakın.
Her birimizin özgürleşmesi (iyileşmesi) bir diğerinin özgürleşmesi ile bağlantılı.
Gerçek seni ve gücünü yeniden görmek için şu üç soruya gelecek cevaplara ilgi göster:
- Bu yaşamda gerçekten önemsediğin şey(ler) ne?
- Geriye baktığında senin için neyin en önemli şey olduğunu görüyorsun? Bundan sonrasını düşündüğünde önceliğin ne olurdu? - Rahatlık ve huzur içinde bir yatakta uzanmış yaşamının son günlerini geçiriyor olduğunu ve hayatını gözünün önünden geçiriyor olduğunu hayal et. Neyi yaşamış ve hissetmiş olmaktan dolayı memnun olmak isterdin?
Bu sorulara gelen cevapları kavramsal olmaktan öteye deneyime dönüştürmek için:
-Kendine yardım et. Farkındalığını derinleştirme pratikleri yaparak içinde yeşermek isteyen tohumları bulup onlarla zihninde bir bahçe yarat. -Modern yaşamdaki "yapma haline" olan bağımlılığını kırdığın plansız, işsiz güçsüz avarelikler yapmana izin ver. -Bırakmayı hatırlat kendine, nefes vermeyi, fikrini değiştirebileceğini, hareketin ve değişimin sürdüğünü, kızgınlıklıklarınla ve üzüntülerinle özdeşleşmek yerine araya mesafe koyabileceğini hatırlat kendine.
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We are healing and becoming stronger together.
Liberation of each of us is connected to the other!
So tomorrow marks our last day at @kids_kick_paralysis. I don't have the words, and my emotions are all over the place. So glad to reunite as a family, but hesitant to leave this place which has given us so much hope. We have been here for nine months (half of my little Henry's life). Functionally, Nolan is the same. BUT, I truly believe it is no longer a matter of 'if' but 'when.' If you told me nine months ago that Nolan would be flicking that big toe like a champ, I would have dismissed you. Today we saw evidence of muscle contraction in his wrists and thumbs. It's there guys!! It's POSSIBLE! Our Frazier family will never understand how they have changed our lives. #nevergiveup#transversemyelitis#quadriplegic#spinalcordinjury#hope#paralysis#neurorecovery#teamviva#sciawarenessmonth#proudmama#resiliency @reevefoundation