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Free Mindfulness Apps Worthy of Your Attention (

There’s no shortage of mindfulness and meditation apps these days, promising to help you combat anxiety, sleep better , hone your focus, and more. In fact, the Wall Street Journal reports that more than 2,000 new meditation apps launched between 2015 and 2018, and offerings have only increased as a result of higher demand during the pandemic—according to the New York Times , mindfulness apps surged in 2020. We took the overwhelm out of finding the most valuable and easy-to-use mindfulness...

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Membership / Visitor Meeting 5.7.21

I. Networking (12:15 - 12:30) II. Welcome (12:30 pm - 12:35 pm) - Chairs Dana Brown and Linda Ketterer * Type Name/Organization/Role in Chat Box * Celebrate New Members (2nd Membership Meeting) III. Grounding Activity (12:35 pm - 12:40 pm) IV. Communication Committee Support (12:40 pm - 12:41 pm) V. SDTIGT YouTube Channel (12.41 pm - 12:45 pm) San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team - YouTube VI. Presentation: Unite US (12:45 pm - 1:35 pm) Dr. Eric Hazzard and Moira Kenney VII. San Diego County...

Mother Nature’s Buffer Against Adverse Childhood Experiences

Earth Day has blossomed into a month-long celebration in April focusing on getting outdoors, appreciating nature and coming together as a community all of which are important in our work as ACEs Aware grantees. Recently, “spending time in nature” was added to the list of ways to practice self-care in relation to Adverse Childhood Experiences. The idea behind the self-care practices is to regulate an overactive stress response which can be heightened due to exposure to ACEs and lead to toxic...

Local Organizations Join Together To Build HOPE and Resiliency in San Diego’s Children

April is National Month of Hope. While hope is something we all need right now as we surpass one year of the COVID pandemic, HOPE (Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences) means something different in our work as ACEs Aware grantees. The YMCA of San Diego County , San Diego State University Social Policy Institute , San Diego Accountable Community for Health (SDACH) and American Academy of Pediatrics – California Chapter 3 are combining efforts as ACEs Aware grantees to work with...


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