Author Archives: Sofia Reddy

About Sofia Reddy

As a Clinical Social Worker and Adjunct Assistant Professor at USC, I teach students and clients how to use mindfulness to manage stress and improve overall well-being. I have been working on developing compassionate boundaries as a mom for the last 10 years. When I'm not working, I enjoy exploring new hiking trails and going on day trips with my two rambunctious children and awesome, patient hubby. Connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram @sofiasanctuary *Please note: the information presented on this blog is not meant to replace professional healthcare. Always consult with a healthcare provider if you have questions or concerns regarding your health. The views expressed here are solely my opinions and suggestions and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of the mental health or educational facilities in which I work.

Managing stress with mindful connections

“Have you offered your presence to the person you love? Are you so busy that you cannot be there for that person? If you are a father or a mother, or a partner, generate your own presence, because that is … Continue reading

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When stress levels go up, take a mindful breath

Beach Day at the Cape, MA ~Photo by Sofia Reddy When I feel my stress levels start to creep up I imagine this beautiful day at the beach and look forward to my next escape.  I’ve been listening to a … Continue reading

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Mindfully managing work stress and conflict

Quote of the Day: “If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ~Pema Chodron Reflection: One of the most common complaints from employees in the self-care workshops I lead … Continue reading

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