When you find yourself needing or wanting to settle, it is helpful to have tools to try: tools that your mind and body are familiar with and can help you shift.
Tick Tock is a private practice including movement, with a connection to a time-honored strategy of rocking yourself to sleep… ► Listen
Check in on your breath, your body and your thoughts. Really check in.
Active, tense, soft, distracted, closed, or calm? Just notice.
Wonder where Kind Wishes practice is going? You’ll know by the end, when you check in again. ► Listen
Resilience can be considered strength – a strength that comes from the inside.
Resilience Practice is simply that – an opportunity to create a habit – a habit of strength.
This is the strength needed to skillfully handle challenges and return to balance once the storm passes.
With strength – you remain. ► Listen
Thoughts can swirl and emotions can stir. It’s totally normal to feel unsettled sometimes or even often-times.
Hourglass Practice gives you a tool to use when your mind is stirred up and you want or need to settle your thoughts and your feelings.
Practicing settling ahead of time prepares you to settle in real-time. ► Listen
However energetic you are feeling is fine. High energy, low energy, or somewhere in between. Then there are those times when you need to change your energy to fit where you are and what you are doing. For Press and Lower, imagine that you need to bring your energy down. To slow yourself down. ► Listen
Take a Mindful Minute. Or take three! Practice this guided 3-Minute Body Scan to help you fix your focus to the present moment. Then, practice quick body scans throughout your daily activities to increase your overall mindfulness. ► Listen
Busy minds and bodies can match busy places and times. And then there are places and times that call for calmer minds and calmer bodies. Our bodies are so connected to our minds that they can help each other settle, with Elevator Practice. ► Listen
You’re really going to do this: a 2-minute Do Nothing practice! Doing nothing on purpose can help calm the ADHD mind, develop tolerance for boredom, and can increase clarity and focus.
Give yourself permission, make it a practice to do nothing, for two, solid minutes. ► Listen
Strengthen your attention with this Mindful Minute Sound Practice. 3-Minute Sound Practice will help you tune in to this present moment and move forward in a mindful manner. Do it now so you can use it later during regular activities as a mindfulness check-in. ► Listen
Regulating and possibly releasing extra energy can be especially helpful if you have ADHD. Power On, Power Off is an energetic practice that you can use when you need to settle - both mind and body.. ► Listen