Category: Psychology and Wellness (Page 1 of 6)

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How learning to be gentle with your mind helps you to grow wiser . . .

You may want to still your mind to experience calmness and peace in your life and believe that meditation is your answer.  You may also believe that mindfulness meditation is about learning to train your mind to be empty of thoughts.  While some of these are elements of any mindfulness practice, you will not experience…

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What are you thankful for today?

Gratitude is holding the attitude and expression or acknowledgement of the positive aspects in your life. Acknowledging your basic needs, material goods, friends, family and loved ones.  A simple and easy practice that is customary in many world traditions.   Several psychological studies have found that when you cultivate gratitude you are more likely to…

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How Mother Earth can help you to heal . . .

If you’re like most people, you spent part of your Memorial Day weekend relaxing and spending time with your family and friends.  You may also have spent a good part of this time outdoors either at a beach, park, or backyard cooking and celebrating your day off from work (assuming your city or county has…

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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 to shield yourself from electrosmog

How to shield yourself from electrosmog

Everywhere you go, it’s nearby. Sometimes, it’s in your face (literally), or very close by. When you go to your local gym (E.g., La. Fitness, You Fit), buy groceries (E.g., Whole Foods Market, Publix, Trader Joe’s), eat out at restaurants, and even go to your local park (e.g., Tropical Park, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden).  It…

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Why a little siesta can charge you up . . .

If you’re like the average American, you are probably sleep deprived.  Inadequate sleep reduces your concentration, alertness, creativity and performance at work.1,2  It also makes you more prone to make mistakes, feel tired, grouchy, and increases your cravings for sweet and fatty foods.3,4 As a nation, we value doing more and place little emphasis on…

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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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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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What to Do When Depression Strikes in Seniors

What to Do When Depression Strikes in Seniors Mental health conditions don’t discriminate, and they can affect any demographic. However, depression is common for older adults. Contributing factors for depression in seniors include a diminished sense of purpose, physical health issues, fear of death, loss of loved ones, and isolation. Because it’s a treatable condition,…

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How to get back in sync with your body’s need for sleep . . .

How to get back in sync with your body’s need for sleep . . .

If you are like many people, the shift in time and “springing our clocks forward” with the passing of day light savings time arrived with a loss of an hour of sleep, a decrease in energy, forgetting important meetings you had planned to attend and the inconvenience of having your day hit by an unexpected…

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