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Covid-19 Pandemic: Mental Health Toolkit for Challenging Times

 

 

 
 
 
  • Daily LIVE Meditation – We are offering a daily community practice at 12 pm EST (Monday to Friday) on Facebook & Instagram.
  • Managing Mindfully in an Uncertain World – Pay-what-you-can sessions to help you mindfully manage in these turbulent times. Online sessions are held Tuesdays from 12:30 – 1:30 pm EST with Patricia Rockman.
  • 3-Minute Responsive Breathing Space Meditation from our MBCT program is particularly great (and short) practice to try out when you are feeling stressed or anxious.
  • Patricia Rockman guides us through the STOP Practice and discusses emotional resilience in the video below.

https://www.facebook.com/264074800286151/videos/2561462303960416/

  • Patricia Rockman guides us through a Metta Practice below – also known as a loving-kindness practice – to cultivate a sense of support and care for ourselves and others around you.

https://www.facebook.com/264074800286151/videos/915494335564009/

  • Patricia Rockman sits down with Dr. Lee Freedman, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, to discuss the interesting similarities between the pandemic and anxiety. They also discuss how to deal with the overload of information in the news and how we have a choice on when to consume and when to nurture ourselves. See below.

Containing the Contagion of Anxiety

Our co-founder Dr. Patricia Rockman sits down with Dr. Lee Freedman, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, to discuss the interesting similarities between the pandemic and anxiety. They also discuss how to deal with the overload of information in the news and how we have a choice on when to consume and when to nurture ourselves. ❤️ We hope this video is helpful and please let us know if you have any feedback or any topics you’d love to learn more about. Hope you’re all well and safe! #pandemic #anxiety #copingwithanxiety #nurture #wellbeing #covid19 #mindfulness #mentalhealth #covid19mentalhealth #mindfulnessstudies

Posted by The Centre for Mindfulness Studies on Thursday, March 26, 2020

 

Please visit our Facebook page here for more mindfulness videos from Patricia Rockman.

Find our guided meditations from our Mindfulness-Based Cogntive Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction programs here.

 

  • 3-Minute Breathing Space Meditation by Occupational Therapist Blakie Sahay
  • Guided Meditations by Registered Psychotherapist Rose Mina Munjee
  • Donald Fleck, a New York-based Psychotherapist and mentor for our MBCT program, shares a mindfulness practice to cultivate awareness of the urge to touch the face and how to avoid this impulse. Please watch here. Donald has provided another great video to bring awareness to the hands. With more awareness of the hands we can be more aware of what we touch, whether it’s potentially infected surfaces or our own face. Watch this video here.
  • French Meditations by Psychiatrist and MBCT Mentor Thanh-Lan Ngô and others. Listen to guided meditations by Psychiatrist and faculty member Andreanne Elie here.

 

Immediate Mental Health Services: Please find a list of currently available online and over-the-phone resources that can support those in crisis, as well as those coping with stressors related to COVID-19.

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