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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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How externalizing your awareness can rein in your mind’s stories . . .

If you experience bouts of anxiety, worry and depression or you obsess with unproductive and painful thoughts, you’ll likely benefit by learning to cultivate and externalize your awareness.  You may believe that suppressing what your mind tells you or replacing your mind’s stories with better thoughts or self-affirmations will lead you to live your life…

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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 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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7 Useful Tips To Get Adequate And Restful Sleep.

Clean organic food and adequate exercise together will radically improve your health, reverse many diseases and prevent several chronic health conditions. They get all the headlines on T.V. from the experts. Without adequate sleep; however, they are ineffective and potentially damaging to your health. As a nation, Americans suffer from a severe sleep deficit. The…

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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 mindfulness meditation can help you to transform your life . . .

If you struggle with feelings of anxiety and depression, you very likely also are your own worst critic, judge yourself harshly and negatively compare yourself to other people.  You may engage in this behavior believing that this is an effective way to motivate yourself to do better, as a habit that you picked somewhere in…

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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 or the Epi-Paleo Rx, the Bullet Proof diet, Macrobiotics, or how a Ketogenic diet is supposed…

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How putting a spring in your step heals your body and mind . . .

Optimal health is more than simply what you eat.  While whole foods are a cornerstone to achieving long-term health, it is not enough to optimize  your health if you do not include other important practices, like relaxation,  relationships,  meditation, or regular exercise.  Exercise to move  your body on a consistent basis is a key strategy…

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Are you spending enough time outdoors?

With the spring season officially having started, our days are now longer and we naturally seek to spend more time outdoors.  Modern conveniences (e.g., cars, planes, buildings), work and multiple commitments that demand our attention, however, frequently limit our ability to be outside to enjoy the sun’s radiance and warmth.  In the past, our ancestors…

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