The Principles and Skills of Self Care and Mindful Living

Principle 1: Connect to the Moment

Skills 1 & 2

  • Pause and Breathe
  • Transition with Awareness

Principle 2: Practice Kindness to Yourself, Others & Our World

Skills 3 & 4

  • Notice the Good
  • Make Healing Choices

Principle 3: Seek Balance  in All Areas of Life

Skills 5, 6, & 7

  • Ask Reflective Questions
  • Apply Effort and Ease
  • Develop Soft Strength

Principle 4: Cultivate Gratitude for Life Within You & Life Around You

Skills 8 & 9

  • Expand Your View
  • Connect with Nature

Principle 5: Empower Yourself and Others to Live Mindfully

Skills 10 & 11

  • Seek and Share Self Care Support
  • Take Courageous Actions to Practice Self Care and World Care

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