How the RAIN technique can help you

The pandemic has brought many uncertainties and difficult emotions into the lives of many. Do you have a way of coping with difficult feelings in the moment? The RAIN technique was developed by senior Buddhist teacher Michelle McDonald. Use this tool when you’re feeling overwhelmed by challenging circumstances and feelings. R- Stands for “Recognize.” Recognize [...]

August 20th, 2021|

Dealing with the Pandemic as a New or Expectant Parent

Expectant parents and parents of newborns are experiencing unique challenges during this pandemic.  Expectant parents are dealing with many changes that may give them a completely different pregnancy experience than they could have dreamed of. Even the nature of delivering a baby has changed since many hospitals only allow one support person to attend the [...]

July 15th, 2021|

Mental Health KC Conference Set for May 6 & 7

Live virtual conference offers attendees customizable conference schedule with convenient session times Mental Health KC will be a professional live virtual conference this year offering two days of sessions on May 6 and 7 focusing on mental health and overall wellbeing. Registration is open at mentalhealthkc.org. For $50, conference attendees have the flexibility of building [...]

March 26th, 2021|

Self-care is especially important during the winter

The winter months can be difficult for many people because of  decreased sunshine and colder temperatures. This year, COVID precautions have added limitations to familiar activities. Winter Self-Care BINGO is a self-guided activity to provide a little fun alongside practical ideas for coping. Each column lists different examples of a type of coping strategy. Challenge [...]

February 16th, 2021|
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