Show 197 Feeling Fractured and Finding Spackle

It is a mess. It is a time and wowzer, every day a pip. Trauma is waving the freak flag and there are people that are hurting. This includes you and me. What should have been and what's going to be are not something that can be predicted.

We have been changed. We are in a state of change and along with the bad stuff is the potential for some good stuff too. But first, we have to recognize that we are fractured and need some healing invisible Spackle to get ourselves in a better place.

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

In an article for Prevention Magazine, Carson Daily talks about having general anxiety disorder and how he treats with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

From Zagat Stories, Chef Eric Ripert uses meditation as a tool to run his kitchen and bring calm to his life.

Leslie Sanson has a series of videos for walking at home. To get a sample of what that is like check out the YouTube channel. There is also Walk At Home Digital Access is a subscription service that provides training and motivation to have daily in-door walking exercises.

Mindful Magazine Digital Special Edition on Difficult Emotions. For those that want the pulp version you can get that too.

Also on Mindful is an additional resource: Four-Minute STOP Practice from Rhonda Magee, how to re-set a potentially testy situation.

At the Chopra Center is a post on seven affirmations for self healing.

Ananda Leeke has a blog post about We are resilient. She also has a podcast on Soundcloud.  She gives tips about how to reconnect with the power source inside of you.


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