Category: Psychology and Wellness (Page 1 of 6)

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If you can find humor in anything . . . .

“If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it.” – Bill Cosby In between your headline news and favorite sitcom or drama on television; you see the ads for a litany of medicines promising to spell relief from your illness de jour (e.g., depression, irritable bowel syndrome, erectile dysfunction, hair loss,…

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Falling forward to stay well this winter . . .

If you are like many people, the shift in time and “falling back” with our clocks the passing of day light savings time will mean a bonus hour of sleep and a progressive shift towards shorter and darker days as the sun sets earlier each night.  It also means that you’ll likely experience changes in…

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How to nourish your body and cut your cravings for sugar . . .

If you’re like many people this time of the year, you are anticipating the beginning of the fall and holiday season.  Whether you are a kid at heart  and look forward to celebrating Halloween or spending time with your friends and family for Thanksgiving, you can have fun, celebrate the love in your life and…

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How to rekindle the fire that burns inside . . .

You are fundamentally an energetic being and you respond to your environment.  Every cell in your body has organelles known as mitochondria that extract nutrients from the foods that you eat and make energy though a biochemical process known as cellular respiration.  These energy “power plants” are more accurately defined as ancient microbes that have…

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Why being essentially true to yourself matters (mostly).

You may have heard about a number of dietary theories that are supposed to set you on your path towards losing weight, healing your body or treat a mental health condition.  Take your pick, theories about veganism, a Paleo/Primal/Ancestral diet, the Bullet Proof diet, Macrobiotics, or how a Ketogenic diet is supposed to be your…

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Now listen to this; right hear, right now.

Unless you’ve been living in a remote cave or have taken a vow of silence (both possibilities, but not probabilities), you probably have an affinity for and derive some pleasure from music.   And unless you’re fully and consciously creating the life that you envision for yourself, you have not caught my play on words in…

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Why reconnecting with the earth is good for you . . .

If you’re like most people, you’ll spend part of your Labor Day relaxing and spending time with your family and friends.  You’ll probably also spend a good amount of this time outdoors either at a beach, park, or backyard cooking and celebrating your day off from work.  Spending time with your family and friends is…

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How your brain heals with exercise . . .

If you’re like most people these days, you probably know that regular exercise does your body good. You know that exercise can help you gain physical strength, lose weight, improve your cardiovascular endurance and help you obtain that “beach body” that you’ve been dreaming about in your sleep. You may also know about the various…

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How simple mindfulness practices can help you to enhance your wellbeing and reduce your distress . . .

Mindfulness is the practice of intentionally bringing your attention to your here and now experiences with an attitude of curiosity, openness and non-judgment.  Many studies have shown that mindfulness practices can help you to reduce stress, worry, symptoms of binge eating, many anxiety disorders and ADHD.1, 2 Mindfulness practices, including yoga, yoga breathing exercises and qi…

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Are you G.L.A.D. to be alive?

If you’re like many people who experience feelings of sadness, depression or anxiety, you likely get caught up and entangled by your mind’s nasty and critical stories about you and your life.  While it is reasonable and may even be natural to acknowledge your circumstances, situations or private experiences that evoke your discomfort or pain,…

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