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How can psychotherapy help me?

If you’re wanting more background about how psychotherapy works — and how it might help you — this video provides a good basic explanation:

The School of Life is a UK-based organization dedicated to helping people develop emotional intelligence. More (amazing!) videos online here.

Self-care ideas

  • Headspace — A great place to start if you’re interested in meditation and mindfulness.
  • On Being with Krista Tippett — “Pursuing deep thinking and moral imagination, social courage and joy, to renew inner life, outer life, and life together.”
  • Tara Brach — Podcast with reflections and guided meditations by mindfulness teacher and clinical psychologist Tara Brach.
  • Unlocking Us with Brenee Brown — Podcast with interviews and reflections by shame and vulnerability researcher Brenee Brown.
  • Yoga with Adriene — Free yoga videos for all bodies with Adriene and her sweet puppy.
  • Sonya Renee Taylor — Poet, activist, author and leader.

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