ASSERTIVENESS EXERCISE

IDENTIFY THE SITUATION YOU NEED TO EXERT YOUR ASSERTIVENESS Example., when you need to say “no” When you are being sidelined in a queue When your request is being ignored in a shop When your spouse refuses to do their share of housework IDENTIFY WHAT YOU WANT OUT OF THAT COMMUNICATION Use “I” statements…” I…

MINDFULNESS EXERCISE

Sit in a quiet place and breathe deeply for a few rounds Now start noticing your breath and how it goes inside and outside your nostrils Next start noticing your thoughts and how they influence how you feel Let it go as if they are clouds passing through the sky Do the thoughts cause any…

EMOTIONAL REGULATION – EXERCISE 1 – IDENTIFY THOUGHTS AND FEELINGS

Close your eyes for 2 minutes and start to take 3-5 minutes of deep breaths Once relaxed concentrate on PHYSICAL SENSATIONS as it is easier to identify physical sensations Now trace it back to an EMOTION it might be associated with ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Core emotions are HAPPINESS, SADNESS, FEAR AND ANGER. Now identify which inhibitory emotion…

ACCEPTANCE EXERCISE

Lie down in a quiet and calm place and start with few rounds of deep breathing Think of ONE thought or a situation you are struggling to accept Now tense all your muscles of your body Think of the thought you are struggling to accept Can you accept it ? What percentage can you accept…

Modafinil – All you need to know

MODAFINIL What is modafinil? The chemical composition or name of modafinil is 2-[(diphenylmethyl) sulfinyl] acetamide Modafinil is a Psychostimulant and a central nervous system stimulant. It has properties such as keeping a person awake, enhancing cognitive functions and bettering memory. It is used in some conditions such as narcolepsy which is a sleep related issue…