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Tips on: all brain tips

Make something with your hands

A tip about keeping our hands busy and our brains happy

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Good enough

A tip about not doing everything perfectly

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Support from three faeries and a wizard

A tip about creating a character who supplies immediate and abundant support

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A letter of loving kindness

A tip about writing a very kind letter to yourself

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Grab a bucket of ice when you are mad

A tip about getting rid of anger quickly!

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Listen to yourself

A tip about listening to yourself not just once, but three times

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Using the hoopla-hoo!

A tip about clearing the mind with a spin in the hoopla-hoo!

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Would you like to change the way you feel (CTWYF)? Step 1

A tip about writing down our negative thoughts and feelings so that we can begin to change them!

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CTWYF Step 2: Spotting negative thoughts that are not even true!

A tip about 5 Cons of the Mind (5 kinds of unhappy thoughts that are not true!)

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Storage for your buzzing thoughts

A tip about corralling bothersome thoughts into a leak-proof container

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Dorothea’s brain tip scale

A tip about measuring the success of a brain tip so you know what works best

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You might be right

A tip about two helpful phrases

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Feel your feet

A tip about using your feet to feel calm

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H.A.L.T. (and H.A.L.T.-O)!

A tip about four simple questions to ask whenever you feel low

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Putting some much needed distance between yourself and a fear

A tip about how departing trains and picture frames can help leave fears in the distance

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Listening to two of three places

A tip about tuning out the head

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My kingdom

A tip about creating a sunny place for your thoughts and feelings to dwell

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The butterfly hug

A tip about a calming hug you can give to yourself!

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It is not happening now

A tip about brain triggers and how to quickly turn them off

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An elven hoopla-hoo creates a comfortable space

A tip about keeping a sparkling column of peace

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Willpower – The story of the strength starts HERE

A tip about one of your greatest strengths

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Willpower in ACTION

A tip about the remarkable uses of willpower

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Another way to think of willpower…like a MUSCLE

A tip about seeing willpower in a second way (and understanding willpower and the time of day)

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Elves have willpower! The Ru Experiment

A tip about an eleven experiment and a willpower exercise

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How big is a decision?

A tip about saving willpower for the important decisions

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The magic of Keystone habits

A tip about one good habit leading to another

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Using our senses to soothe!

A tip about using your senses to change your mood

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Removing temptations saves up willpower

A tip about removing the “cookies” so you can concentrate

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Keep It Simple!

A tip about the joys of having less to choose from

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Willpower exercises that work even for witches

A tip about filling the willpower well of a wayward witch

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