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  1. Five Tips For Coping With Holidays After the Loss of a Loved One

    Here are some helpful tips for handling grief during the holiday season. Feel Your Emotions and Be Honest About How You Feel Everyone grieves differently and the holidays can be difficult for families after the loss of a loved one. Give yourself space to feel your emotions and be honest with yourself and others about…

  2. Five Ways to Support Bereaved Family or Friends This Season

    Here are some helpful tips for how to support those who are grieving during the holidays. Support Their Choices Everyone grieves differently and the holidays can be difficult for families and friends after a loss. They may choose to skip holiday gatherings, change traditions, travel, etc. Support them in their choices surrounding the holidays. Extend…

  3. 50 Ways to Take a Break

    Printable PDF of this resource available here

  4. Psychological Aspects of Living with Congenital Heart Disease

    Prepared by: Adrienne H. Kovacs, Judith Brouillette, Patricia Ibeziako, Jamie L. Jackson, Nadine A. Kasparian, Yuli Y. Kim, Tracy Livecchi, Christina Sillman, and Lazaros K. Kochilas The authors of the following 2022 Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association have prepared this document. The authors, two of whom have congenital heart disease, represent psychology, psychiatry,…

  5. Habilidades de Afrontamiento “en el Momento”

    Cuando estás estresado, ansioso, enojado, herido, molesto o necesitas un descanso. PDF imprimible de este recurso disponible aquiVea este recurso en inglés aquí Practique la respiración 4-7-8 Inhale mientras cuenta hasta 4, sostenga mientras cuenta hasta 7 y exhale mientras cuenta hasta 8 Tensa y relaja alternativamente tu cuerpo Descanse la cabeza sobre una mesa o escritorio…

  6. “In the Moment” Coping Skills

    Try these tips when you’re stressed, anxious, mad, hurt, upset, or need a break. Printable PDF of this resource available hereView this resource En Español Practice 4-7-8 breathing Breath in for a count of 4, hold for a count of 7, and breathe out for a count of 8 Alternately tense and relax your body Rest your…

  7. Herramientas Para Mantener Tu Salud Mental

    La salud mental ES salud. Incluye su emocional, psicológico, y bienestar social e impacta en cómo piensas, sientes, actúas y te relacionas con los demás. Las herramientas a continuación pueden desempeñar un papel importante en el mantenimiento de una salud mental positiva y apoyar el tratamiento y la recuperación de la salud mental si tiene…

  8. Tools For Maintaining Your Mental Health

    Mental health IS health. It includes your emotional, psychological, and social well-being and impacts how you think, feel, act, and relate to others. These tools can play an important role in maintaining positive mental health and support mental health treatment and recovery if you have a mental health condition. Printable PDF of this resource available hereView…

  9. ¿Tendré Que Parar Los Pensamientos Angustiosos? Trata Este Ejercicio Para Reconectarte Con la Tierra

    La conexión a tierra es una técnica que puede usar para alejarse de los flashbacks, los recuerdos no deseados o los sentimientos negativos o desafiantes. Puede ayudar a distraerte y volver a concentrarte en el presente. PDF imprimible de este recurso disponible aqui Vea este recurso en inglés aquí Nombra 5 cosas que puedes escuchar como: Nombra…

  10. Quiet Distressing Thoughts – Try This Grounding Exercise

    Grounding is a technique you can use to pull away from flashbacks, unwanted memories, or negative/challenging feelings. It can help distract you and refocus on the present. Printable PDF of this resource available hereView this resource En Español List 5 things you can hear like: a fan music people talking white noise machine List 4 things you…