Posts Tagged ‘mindfulness’

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How does social anxiety affect gay men?

Picture this.  You’re about to go into a mixer for gays in technology.  You’re feeling lightheaded. Your hands are clammy.  Your pulse is racing faster and faster. Self-critical thoughts are running through your head at a rapid pace.  Once you’ve psyched yourself up enough to enter the room you make a beeline for the bar…

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Mindfulness tools for gay men

Mindfulness is a way of staying present, both in our bodies and with our emotions.  For those of us in the LGBTQ community, it can be helpful to have mindfulness strategies to use when things get overwhelming.   How can mindfulness be useful for gay men? As gay men, we often do everything we can…

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Brene Brown on setting Boundaries

Boundaries are Friggin’ Important- According to Brené Brown

“Boundaries are friggin’ important.” That’s a direct quote from an interview with Brené Brown, a leader in the field of research on vulnerability, empathy and shame. If you’re looking for some inspiration, I highly recommend you check out Brené Brown’s videos. She’s a passionate and inspiring speaker and storyteller. (Warning- you may get sucked in…

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