Episode 15

Using Dungeons and Dragons to Calm the Chaos

Published on: 10th April, 2023

Dungeons and Dragons – Mental Health Lessons from Playing Online

In this episode, I have edited our livestream done on 3/31/23 to reflect some Mental Health Lessons we learned from playing Dungeons and Dragons online.

In this livestream, we will demonstrate how to handle chaos in a Dungeons and Dragons World! Here are our characters:

Tim - Dungeon Master

Tracy - Anka, a Tiefling

Katie - Edgar, a Sorcerer

Mark - Father Hands, a Cleric

Scott - Owen, a Wizard

Scott and Tracy - Thokk - A Half Ork Fighter

Here are the Mental Health Lessons we learned from Playing Dungeons and Dragons online together

1. Meeting new friends and congregating with old friends

2. Noticing, sensing and listening

3. Assessing obstacles that get in the way of our goals

4. Brainstorming with your friends

5. Be Creative

6. Come up with a plan

7. Not all plans work

8. Have courage

9. Persist

10. There is always another solution

11. Deal with Interruptions

12. Know when to stop, pause and think it over

Thank you to all of my faithful subscribers…old, and new. We appreciate you!

#dungeonsanddragons #dungeonsanddragonsonline #gaming

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Calming the Chaos
Helping You Find Peace in a Chaotic World!
Calming the Chaos is a podcast by Licensed Mental Health Counselor Tracy Kenela, who interviews a variety of professionals around the world in an effort to find different ways to help people (and herself!) find peace in a chaotic world. Each episode contains Information, tips, tools, and resources that come from different schools of thought, and are presented as a fun and entertaining way to help you move toward a more peaceful and enjoyable life.

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Tracy Kenela

Tracy Kenela is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist in Olympia, Washington. As the Host of "Calming the Chaos" Podcast, Tracy has made it her mission to help people (and herself!) find peace in a Chaotic world! Her podcast interviews, YouTube Channel and short videos are an entertaining way to find self help for all things that cause you chaos!