This is the second video in my series on “change”. You can check out the first video here. In this video I discuss the importance of self awareness and why it is a necessary first step in making changes in our lives.

Feel free to leave a comment to share your experience. You can also connect with me through the links below.

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website: www.daniz.me
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For more info on the topics I mention in the video please check out the following links

Recommended viewing and reading:
TEDTalksxBlue: Dr. Daniel Siegel explores the neural mechanisms beneath social and emotional intelligence and how these can be cultivated through reflective practices that focus on the inner nature of the mind. youtu.be/Nu7wEr8AnHw

Mindsight: The New Science of Personal Transformation with Daniel J. Siegel – youtu.be/Gr4Od7kqDT8?hd=1

Books by Daniel J. Siegal - www.amazon.com/Daniel-J.-Siegel/e/B00459LSPI

Function of emotions & benefits of painful emotions:
How Accepting Emotions Can Improve Your Emotional Health – bpd.about.com/od/livingwithbpd/a/accept.htm
The Function of Emotions – www.dbtselfhelp.com/html/emotion_function.html

More information on change and the therapy process:
American Psychological Associaltion - www.apa.org/topics/therapy/index.aspx
Dr. Katherine Nordal on How Therapy Helps Treat Mental Health Disorders - www.apa.org/news/press/releases/2010/05/mental-health-therapy.aspx
APA phamplet on depresston and treatment - www.apapracticecentral.org/outreach/depression.pdf
Mindfulness Based CBT- en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness-based_cognitive_therapy

More information on family of origin therapy:  www.goodtherapy.org/therapy-for-family-of-origin-issues.html

DBT Resources: behavioraltech.org/resources/tools_consumers.cfm

 


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APA Reference
Anonymous. (2012). Pain, Awareness, Mindfulness and Change. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 2, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/be-the-change/2012/09/awareness/

 

 

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