eLuma strives to help millions of people around the world to change their lives for the better. We do this not only by providing unparalleled online mental health services but by also sharing additional coping skills that can supplement professional help.
Life can be overwhelming, and at times situations can be difficult to understand and leave us struggling to communicate. Especially for those with psychological, social, emotional, and behavioral challenges. Here at eLuma, we believe learning to recognize emotions and practicing mindfulness is a great skill to help enhance lives. A simple mindfulness tip we’ve found useful is Carla Naumburg Ph.D.’s suggestion of taking a mindful S.N.A.C.K. moment.
Stop–Just stop whatever you’re doing. (Stopping, by definition, requires us to begin again.)
Notice–What is happening within and around you.
Accept-Whatever you’re struggling with, acknowledge it for what it is, without judgment.
Curious–Ground yourself with questions about your experience and environment.
Kindness–Respond to yourself and others with kindness and observe how that helps things get back on track.
So next time you or someone you know is feeling stressed, anxious, or overwhelmed by life remember to snack: Stop, Notice, Accept, and be Curious and Kind. We know that by combining eLuma’s online mental health services and daily coping skills we can change lives for the better.
To learn more about taking a mindful S.N.A.C.K moment, visit Carla Naumburg’s post “How to Take a Mindful S.N.A.C.K. Moment” here.
To learn more about eLuma’s specializations and assessments, or to find out how eLuma’s team of school psychologists, social workers, counselors, and behavior specialists can enhance your school program, visit our Online Mental Health Services page.
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