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Why doing a little bit of this everyday will radically improve your life . . .

You may face situations that are challenging and perhaps even overwhelming each day.   You may be “tested” at the expense of your inner peace and personal resources.  Illness, the loss of loved ones and simple everyday experiences like bumper to bumper traffic can provoke feelings of pain, sadness, frustration and anger.  Such experiences not only…

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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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Learn how to move past self-sabotaging behavior . . .

You may be working to lose weight or improve your health because you’ve faced a life threatening illness, quit drinking alcohol after years of struggling to be sober or find the romantic partner who you’ve dreamed about your entire  life.  You have made great strides in losing weight having lost 50 lbs. and regained your…

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Why less is more with your body

Why less is more with your body . . .

If you’re like many people who  are trying to lose weight or improve your health, you may think that you have to follow a restrictive diet and exercise to burn the excess calories.  While this approach may work for some people in the short term, the reality is that most people who diet end up…

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Avoid Entrepreneur Burnout: Tips for Success and Peace of Mind

If you’re like most business owners, you sometimes forget yourself in the midst of all of your professional obligations. Unfortunately, when you’re stressed or overworked, you cannot focus the same amount of energy on your company. To keep yourself from being burned out, you need to think about different skills that allow you to take…

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What’s inside your gut may be the reason for your poor health . . .

Many health conditions and psychological symptoms originate in your gut.  Your enteric nervous system, or “second brain,” is home to an abundance of neurons and produces an array of neurotransmitters. It is also where trillions of microorganisms (collectively known as your gut microbiome) reside.  You are, in fact, only 10% human as each of these…

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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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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 up somewhere…

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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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