The Mindful Kind
The Mindful Kind
Jan 13, 2021
263 // How to Manage Acute Stress
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Hello and welcome to episode 263 of The Mindful Kind podcast.

In this episode, you'll learn about three strategies to help you manage acute stress, including:

- Practicing mindful emotional awareness

- Taking deep breaths to calm the stress response

- Engaging in self-care after experiences of acute stress

Head over to to enrol in my free mini-course, Self-Care for Busy people, and sign up for the waitlist to my signature online course, Mindfulness Made Easy.

Thank you so much for listening and I hope you have a wonderful week, Mindful Kind.

Affirmation Pod
Affirmation Pod
Josie Ong Media
336 Arriving at a New Level
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Wake Me Up: Morning mindfulness, meditation, and motivation
Wake Me Up: Morning mindfulness, meditation, and motivation
Tyler Brown
Morning Routine - Gratitude is the Attitude
Keep a positive perspective on everything going on in your life with this morning routine filled with gratitude.   About Wake Me Up:   Welcome to Wake Me Up, the podcast where morning people are made 🌞 Don't waste your morning hitting the snooze button. Turn on an episode of Wake Me Up, and just follow along. In no time, you'll be relaxed, focused, and excited about your day.   Support & Connect:   Join the WMU Patreon and enjoy a bunch of great benefits: The entire Wake Me Up catalog with zero ads, chit chat, promos, or calls-to-action; A shoutout on the public feed because you're that awesome; Shape the show by voting on upcoming episodes; And even a monthly one-on-one with Tyler (higher tier only); Tyler's unconditional love and appreciation ❤️.  Sign up now at   Follow the show on Spotify:   Subscribe and leave a review on Apple Podcasts ( or Podchaser (   Don't forget to share WMU with friends and family. A great morning is a wonderful gift!   Share your thoughts and ideas at There's truly nothing better than hearing from you!   And find the podcast on Instagram at   Only partake in the physical movements suggested in Wake Me Up episodes if you are physically able and in safe surroundings. All movements are done at the individual's own risk. Be safe, and always consult a doctor if you have any questions or concerns.   Have a wonderful day 😃
25 min
Happiness Podcast
Happiness Podcast
Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D.
#315 Happiness - The School of Happiness
Life presents us with many challenges. But what if we saw life as a school where our purpose is to learn to overcome these challenges and find peace in our daily lives. ############################################### About the Happiness Podcast: Do you ever wonder what it takes to lead a peaceful, happy life? Are you curious about the specific steps involved in a self-actualized, limitless life? Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? Or are you just plain tired and want some help? We explore all these concerns and more every week on the Happiness Podcast, which has been downloaded over 9 million times since its inception. Happiness does not happen by chance, but because we take specific actions in our lives to create it. Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., author of 13 books, TV show host, Psychology Today blogger, and corporate trainer, has been studying the actions it takes to reach the highest levels of human achievement for decades, and he wants to share what he knows with you. Come and explore, along with millions of others from the Happiness Podcast, Dr. Puff books and Psychology Today blog, private clients and corporate workshop attendees, the specific steps to take so that you can soar in your life. To learn more, go to: Contact Dr. Robert Puff, Ph.D., Newport Beach Psychologist: Email: Phone: 1-714-337-4889 Connect on: Instagram: LinkedIn: Twitter: Facebook YOUTUBE: Dr. Puff, Corporate Trainer: Dr. Puff, Clinical Psychologist:
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The Simple Sophisticate - Intelligent Living Paired with Signature Style
The Simple Sophisticate - Intelligent Living Paired with Signature Style
Shannon Ables
302: 21 Lessons Learned in my 42nd Year
Over the weekend I quietly celebrated my 42nd birthday. It was lovely. It was full of much contemplation. It included delicious food and wine and the last day of the year brought the sunshine which found me out in my garden preparing for spring. Over the past 12 months all of our lives experienced unexpected moments, ahas, wonderings, fears, break-throughs and endless other unplanned daily routine shifts and lifestyle adjustments. Perhaps some of the lessons I share today won't come as a surprise to you if you follow TSLL blog and podcast and for every lesson I share, if there is a post or episode which explores the idea further, I will be sure to link it for further reader. All in all, much has been learned, much unexpected, and much I am incredibly thankful presented itself and equally am I thankful I chose to try to understand why it said hello in my life. 1.Fresh flowers in the home immediately boost the peace and comfort in the daily routine ~12 Simple Ideas for Beautiful Flowers in the Home 2. Beneficial reassurance can only come from within 3. Gardening is a way of life which elevates life Why Not . . . Try Gardening? Part Une - 10 Whole Life Benefits 4. Quality investments made before they are necessary allow for a life of more ease and a stronger foundation when times become rough 5. Reading is one of the best ways to spend time in lockdown: growth never ceases. 6. Quality lamps provide more comfort, better ambiance and a true sense of welcome and warmth. 7. Thinking well is a choice. 8. Thinking well enables you to live well. 9. Quality chocolate and quality butter create a delectable, satiating dessert. 10. Match strikers - style mets function The Decor Detail You Didn't Know You Needed: The Match Striker 11. Mental strength is fundamental for a life of true contentment 10 Ways to Cultivate a Mental Diet that Elevates the Quality of Your Life 12. Shedding the layers of 'should's from the outside world, identifying them and liberating yourself will simplify your life choices and fundamentally change your life journey for the better. Unbecoming Who You Are Not in order to Remember Who You Are 13. Slowing down as a regular way of life is a better way to live Slowing Down to Live Well 14. Creating a cosy home, creating a welcoming home is my driving focus. ~34 Ideas for Adding Cosy to Your Everyday 15. Moments of temporary discomfort along the journey as you intentionally change your life are a sign of your old life wanting to draw you back to what it 'knows'. This is normal, and it will gradually subside. Strive forward toward your new way of life. Life will reward you with deeper contentment. 16. Trust yourself when it comes to your décor. Have patience, seek out expertise and then proceed confidently without seeking approval from the masses. Style over trends. 17. I love crêpes ~Brown-Butter-Lemon-Sugar Crêpe~ ~Buckwheat Crêpes (Galettes) with Prosciutto, Gruyére & Egg~ 18. A good cuppa is an everyday necessity 18 Ways to Enjoy A Good Cuppa 19. Tending to our tasks only and letting go of tending to others is to set yourself free. The Courage to Live Fully & Deeply: 7 Ideas to Put into Practice for a Life of True Contentment 20. Being present, engaging with the world as it presents itself to you creates amazing magic. 21. Trust your intuition and be motivated to follow your hopes, not remain where you are because of fear. ~read How Fear Can Be an Opportunity for Amazing Life Changes Each birthday is the celebration of the year and lessons and gifts from the past, and it is also a gift to have another year commence full of auspicious possibility. Thank you for all of the birthday wishes shared in the comment section on Friday's This & That post. And may your birthday, wherever it falls on the calendar be as bright and as hope-filled as you dare to allow it. :) SIMILAR POSTS FROM THE ARCHIVES: 15 Life Lessons Learned during my First Year into my 40s, episode #279 Let the 40s Begin! (and 3 Valuable Life Lessons Realized in my 30s) 15 Lessons I Am Carrying into My 39th Year Petit Plaisir ~The Dig ~read a review by The New York Times ~learn more about the writer of the adapted screenplay of The Dig - Moira Buiffini.
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