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Self-Help Resources

Relax

Anxiety

Depression

  • Sitting with Feelings
    Adapted from: The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn, 2007.

Focus

  • Mindfulness Breathing (6 minutes)
  • Mindful Breathing (3 minutes)
  • Letting Go of Thoughts (19 minutes)
    Adapted from: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, & Distress Tolerance by Matthew McKay Jeffrey C. Wood, and Jeffrey Brantley, 2007.

Journal

  • Why Journal (2 minutes)
  • Journal Prompts:
    • Make a list of the people who genuinely believe in you. Explore why their support means so much to you.
    • If you could change one thing, what would it be and why. Or perhaps you wouldn’t change a thing. Why?
    • Write a list of 10 things you are grateful for today.
    • What makes YOU unique?
    • How have you changed from the person you were 5 years ago?
    • Let your mind run free and have some fun writing your bucket list!

Handouts

Yoga and Meditation Resources (Houston)

Address Phone
Houston Iyengar Yoga Studio 1210 W. Clay Street (713) 527-9100
Houston Zen Center 1605 Heights Boulevard (713) 869-1952
Yoga West Studio 2430 Fry Road (281) 579-2287

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