Day 1: On the B.R.N.C. - Breathe, Relax, Notice, Choose

Led by Kyla Pearce

 

At some point, all of us get to a place where we’re on the brink -- we feel overwhelmed, exhausted, and like the world is caving in on us. In these moments, it’s important to have tools to help us pause and more easefully and kindly respond, instead of reacting in ways that make us feel worse. So, today's practice uses the handy acronym B.R.N.C. to help you remember that when you’re on the brink, you can Breathe, Relax, Notice, and Choose how to proceed.

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Kyla serves as the Senior Director of the LoveYourBrain Yoga program, overseeing the design, implementation, and evaluation of the program on a national level. She has been part of the Pearce family for years, and, following Kevin's accident, played an integral role in the launch of LoveYourBrain. Kyla has blended her expertise as a yoga teacher and researcher to develop a TBI-centered yoga curriculum, which she trains yoga teachers and clinicians to deliver through workshops across the country. She is also pursuing a doctorate from Dartmouth College with research interests in the application of yoga and meditation for therapeutic purposes.