Other Wellbeing resources

Movement

See below for a free download  of the Easy 5 Minute Movements at Work Pdf

Eccentrics Movement - increase flexibility, reduce pain, support connective tissue and fascia with Miranda Edmonde 

Tai Chi

Qi Gong

Yin Yoga

Kundalini Yoga

Yoga

Hiking

Kayaking

Swimming

Walking

Gardening

Biking

Cooking

Dancing

Cleaning

Posture Queen with Maria de Sousa - using Feldenkrais to find better posture and relieve pain



Grounding, Inquiry, Centering, and Self-Actualization / Awareness

9 Grounding Techniques to Gain Calmness and Regain Your Center

The Self Actualization Manifesto by Scott Jeffrey 

Personal Development / Self Transformation by Scott Jeffrey 

How to Find Your Center by Scott Jeffrey

The Diamond Approach - using the method of inquiry to personal experiences as a doorway to discover its meaning and finding the truth

What is Earthing?

The Earthing Movie

Benefits of Earthing and Grounding

Feel to Heal by Given Tonkov - creator of biodynamic breathwork and trauma release system - BBTRS

The Open Focus Brain: Harnessing the Power of the Attention to Heal Mind and Body by Les Fehmi, PhD and Jim Robbins

Somatic Experience with Peter Levine

Healing Trauma and Spiritual Growth with Peter Levine and Thomas Huebl - 1 hour video



Setting Heatlhy Boundaries

How To Set Healthy Boundaries: 10 Examples and PDF Worksheets

Healthy Personal Boundaries & How to Establish Them - Essential Life Skills

Six Steps to Setting Good Boundaries - Mind Body Green

The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson

Verbal Aikido  - manage verbal attacks peacefully and successfully 



Stress Management

How to Identify and Handle Stress - 62 Stress Management Techniques, Strategies and Activities 

Impact of Chronic Stress and What to Do About It

Transcendental Meditation - calms the central nervous system and more.

Retraining the Limbic System - Neuroplasticity - rewiring your brain

The Gupta Programme - helps to reset the limbic system that can help with fibromyalgia, chemical, light, sound, and food sensitivities, allergies, and more. 

Dynamic Neural Retraining System - The Dynamic Neural Retraining System™ is a natural, drug- free, neuroplasticity-based healing program that can help you recover from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Multiple Chemical Sensitivity, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Lyme Disease, Food Sensitivities, Anxiety, Chronic Pain, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and many other conditions. Many of these conditions are related to a chronic stress response and limbic system dysfunction.

Heartmath - breathing with coherence to find your inner balance

A Little Book of Self Care Breathwork by Nathalia Westmacott-Brown

Breathwork Techniques - Dr. Axe

Breathing Exercises for Anxiety

Three Breathing Techniques for Stress by Dr. Weil


The 4-7-8 for Relaxing Breath Exercise by Dr. Weil

The 4-7-8 breathing exercise is utterly simple, takes almost no time, requires no equipment and can be done anywhere. Although you can do the exercise in any position, sit with your back straight while learning the exercise. Place the tip of your tongue against the ridge of tissue just behind your upper front teeth, and keep it there through the entire exercise. You will be exhaling through your mouth around your tongue; try pursing your lips slightly if this seems awkward.

  • Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound.
  • Close your mouth and inhale quietly through your nose to a mental count of four.
  • Hold your breath for a count of seven.
  • Exhale completely through your mouth, making a whoosh sound to a count of eight.
  • This is one breath. Now inhale again and repeat the cycle three more times for a total of four breaths.

Note that with this breathing technique, you always inhale quietly through your nose and exhale audibly through your mouth. The tip of your tongue stays in position the whole time. Exhalation takes twice as long as inhalation. The absolute time you spend on each phase is not important; the ratio of 4:7:8 is important. If you have trouble holding your breath, speed the exercise up but keep to the ratio of 4:7:8 for the three phases. With practice you can slow it all down and get used to inhaling and exhaling more and more deeply.

This breathing exercise is a natural tranquilizer for the nervous system. Unlike tranquilizing drugs, which are often effective when you first take them but then lose their power over time, this exercise is subtle when you first try it, but gains in power with repetition and practice. Do it at least twice a day. You cannot do it too frequently. Do not do more than four breaths at one time for the first month of practice. Later, if you wish, you can extend it to eight breaths. If you feel a little lightheaded when you first breathe this way, do not be concerned; it will pass.

Once you develop this technique by practicing it every day, it will be a very useful tool that you will always have with you. Use it whenever anything upsetting happens – before you react. Use it whenever you are aware of internal tension or stress. Use it to help you fall asleep. This exercise cannot be recommended too highly. Everyone can benefit from it.

Watch a video of Dr. Weil demonstrating the 4-7-8 Breath.



NonToxic Cleaning Products for Home and Personal Use

Do It Your Own House Cleaners from Irina Webb

Healthy Guide to Healthy Cleaning Products from the Environmental Working Group (EWG)

Guide to NonToxic Home Cleaning from Meghan Telpner 

How to Remove Label Glue from Glass Conatiners Naturally and Easily

Green NonToxic Products for your Home with Irina Webb and I Read Labels for You

Nontoxic Sunscreens and Sun Protection Suggestions from Meghan Telpner



Beyond the Mental Health System - Finding Your Inner Wisdom

Inner Compass Initiative

Dr. Kelly Brogan - Own Your Body. Free Your Mind - holistic practitioner

Beyond Meds with Monica Cassani

Chaya Grossberg - Nutritional and Creative Alternatives to Psych Drugs



Wellness Support for Kids

Art with Heart - using art to empower kids to heal from trauma and/or adversity

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easy 5 Minute Movements to do At Work and during Your day