Video: Introduction to Self-care Hug
This is helpful for when we feel:
- when our defence barriers are up
- when we beat ourselves up
- withdrawn and isolate ourselves
- locked in cycles of repetitive thought about events in the recent or more distant past
With mindful self-compassion, this practice offers an antidote that will soothe, comfort and reassure, down-regulating the threat system and waking up the caregiving system, enabling a return to the present and to the ability to re-connect with our adult self and to connect with others.