Join Kate Landreth this morning with some simple information about breathing and its benefits! If you need mental health support, our caregiver support line staff are here to help at 1-877-520-3266. Visit our website for more caregiver resources – https://www.familycaregiversbc.ca/caregiver-learning-center/
Join Kate as she explains a simple breathing technique that you can use during your busy day. She takes you through the three steps of awareness, gathering the breath and attention in the belly, and then expanding your awareness to the entire body. The aim is to use this technique often so that you can […]
Mindfulness Practice Time: 15-minutes Follow along as Kate gets you to pop on your lab coat in mindfulness and explore our inner experience. We’ll begin in the body, move to the breath, and spend some time in open awareness.
Mindfulness Practice Time: 17-minutes Kate guides you through a practice that encourages you to pause, be aware of your experience and your body, mind and spirit. We will welcome in deep breathing and kindness to help support and regulate the nervous system.
Mindfulness Practice Time: 26-minutes Kate offers a self-compassion break to caregivers for May Caregiver Awareness Month. Parts of self-compassion include 1. mindfulness 2. common humanity and 3. kindness. We aim to bring some awareness to the feelings and sensations of the body to help tame them. Heavy feelings get lighter when we put them into words. […]
Yoga and Mindfulness Practice Time: 18-minutes Kate takes you through some gentle, accessible movements while seated in a chair. Please take good care when moving and listen to your body. If you are dealing with health challenges please consult your physician before engaging.
Mindfulness Practice Time: 23-minutes Kate explains common myths of mindfulness that arise as we start to practice. Mindfulness is not always relaxing, although sometimes this can happen. The main goal of mindfulness is cultivating non-judgement. Mindfulness is not having a blank mind, but we become more attuned to our thoughts and sensations. Mindfulness is not […]
Mindfulness Practice Time: 15-minutes Kate explains how we can get into the human doing mode and gently guides our awareness back to being a human being. She encourages you to explore your body and breath to find some moments of stillness and being.
Mindfulness Practice Time: 15-minutes This is an opportunity to pause for a brief moment of respite. Kate shares a mindfulness technique called RAIN. Each letter of RAIN has you consider different questions or sensations. R- Recognize what is happening within, A- Allowing life to be as it is, I- Investigating with gentle, curious attention and […]
Join Kate Landreth as she guides you through this Mindfulness Practice to pause and be aware of your breath. Consider your mental wellbeing before versus after the session. How do you feel differently? How did this session impact you? How could you incorporate elements of this session into your daily life? More mental health resources: […]