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Self-Help Resources




  • Sitting with Feelings
    Adapted from: The Mindful Way through Depression: Freeing Yourself from Chronic Unhappiness by Mark Williams, John Teasdale, Zindel Segal and Jon Kabat-Zinn, 2007.


  • Mindfulness Breathing (6 minutes)
  • Mindful Breathing (3 minutes)
  • Letting Go of Thoughts (19 minutes)
    Adapted from: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Workbook: Practical DBT Exercises for Learning Mindfulness, Interpersonal Effectiveness, Emotion Regulation, & Distress Tolerance by Matthew McKay Jeffrey C. Wood, and Jeffrey Brantley, 2007.


  • Why Journal (2 minutes)
  • Journal Prompts:
    • Make a list of the people who genuinely believe in you. Explore why their support means so much to you.
    • If you could change one thing, what would it be and why. Or perhaps you wouldn’t change a thing. Why?
    • Write a list of 10 things you are grateful for today.
    • What makes YOU unique?
    • How have you changed from the person you were 5 years ago?
    • Let your mind run free and have some fun writing your bucket list!


Yoga and Meditation Resources (Houston)

Address Phone
Houston Iyengar Yoga Studio 1210 W. Clay Street (713) 527-9100
Houston Zen Center 1605 Heights Boulevard (713) 869-1952
Yoga West Studio 2430 Fry Road (281) 579-2287

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