Have you done those exercises where you release physical tension with your exhale? With each outbreath, you can feel the tightness melting and leaving your body. It’s a great in-the-moment practice when pressure builds during your day.
You likely have many strategies like this one you’ve used over the years to deal with inevitable stress and overwhelm. Some might be like well-worn comfies, others like an old friend you call on just once in a while.
But in our forever-changing world with mounting adversity and stress, demands for building resilience and staying centered have never been greater.Your coping strategies need a refresh.
Consider this "Coping 2.0."
In Re-resourcing Yourself and Others,
expert somatics teacher Staci Haines will help you see which of your coping strategies are embodied habits. You may be reenacting old habits even though they are no longer effective. Instead, learn new practices that can help you undo some of your conditioning.
Staci even has an update on the “exhale and release tension” exercise for you. It's twice as powerful because it uses your inhale
Collectively, we’ve had three very high-anxiety years with no end in sight. While you can’t avoid new problems coming at you, you can find new ways to reset your nervous system with wisdom and compassion. They you can manage your stress more skillfully.You can transform your automatic coping strategies into intentional resilience practices.
Join us for this workshop so you are at your best to welcome the coming months and they will bring.
Academy of Therapy Wisdom
Staci K. Haines