Getting Mental Health On The Line – Weekending 09/07/17
Getting Mental Health On The Line is our weekly post that acts as an additional resource for both clients and fellow therapists alike.
This week, we’re presenting some of the best from the past week featuring topics as diverse as an exploration of the brain-body connection in neurological rehabilitation, a look at Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), utilising NLP to create meaning and purpose in your life, how our brain is being hacked by social media, mindfulness meditation, and a look at the psychology of drag!
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Train the Brain: Exploring the Brain-Body Connection in Neurological Rehabilitation
ACT What Every Counselor Should Know | Counselor Toolbox Episode 149
The Secret To Creating Life Defining Moments – NLP Mind Hack
By NLP Gym
In this video, Damon Cart explains how we create life defining moments even though it may seem like it’s just chance. If you want to know more about using NLP to create meaning and purpose in your life, watch this video.
Damon also explains how we create and categorize experiences and make meaning of those experiences which creates our beliefs about the world and our identity.
OUTthink – S01E17 – Polly Filla – Psychology Of Drag
OUTthink is a podcast that talks about issues that affect LGBTQIA+ mental health. This week, we chat with the fabulous Polly Filla regarding the psychology of drag.
Take a Breath: Short Guided Mindfulness Meditation (spoken)
Take a few moments to be present. Let go of tired and worn out thinking…
The Problem With Perfectionism
We aim for perfection without a correct idea of what perfection might demand from us. To strengthen our resolve, we need to improve our picture of what sacrifices any achievement will demand.
How Your Brain Is Getting Hacked: Facebook, Tinder, Slot Machines | Tristan Harris
By Big Think
Casinos, magicians, and the makers of social media platforms all know something about you: your mind is very vulnerable to influence. Just as the magician relies on limitations in your short term memory or visual acuity to accomplish sleight of hand, online software engineers leverage the limits of your mind to make their product addictive. From the sonorous ping of mobile phones to Facebook’s highly nuanced algorithm, product makers understand that frequent reward is what keeps you coming back. And just like slot machines, the easier those rewards are to access, the more frequently we’ll want them.