Category Archives: Brain Health

Workout Wednesday

7-Minute Mood Boost Workout Do you only have 10 minutes to exercise? Do you need a quick movement break? Avoid the “3PM slump” and rush for caffeine! Get up, hit the timer, and move your body through each of these … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

5-Minute Mood-Booster Workout No equipment needed! Do anywhere: home, gym, office, park, beach, track or sports field! Do anytime: morning, afternoon or night! No excuses. Ready… Set… Go! 1-Minute: Cardiovascular Warm-Up such as, dance, jumping jacks, squat jumps, or stair climbs. … Continue reading

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Welcome April

Posted in Appreciation, Attitude, Authenticity, Awareness, Being Present, Brain Health, Compassion, Confidence, Emotional Intelligence, Gratitude, Happiness, Humility, Humor, Inspiration, Kindness, Meaning, Motivation, Positive Thinking, Purpose, Relaxation, Relaxation and Stress Management, Self-Esteem, Self-Love, Self-Reflection, Workplace Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Welcome May

Posted in Appreciation, Attitude, Being Present, Brain Health, Compassion, Emotional Intelligence, Gratitude, Guided Meditation, Happiness, Humility, Inspiration, Kindness, Leadership, Meaning, Motivation, Positive Thinking, Purpose, Relaxation, Relaxation and Stress Management, Self-Love, Self-Reflection, Workplace Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Workout Wednesday

Are you feeling complacent with your current exercise routine? Are you seeking ways to add variety to your workouts each week? Do you want short, on-demand workouts led by an encouraging and supportive team of coaches? Try Aaptiv today! From running, cycling … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday

With a stable mind at your core,  With the eyes and ears acute and clear, And with the four limbs firm and fixed, You can thereby make a lodging place for the vital essence. — Unknown, The Path: What Chinese Philosophers Can … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday

Christoper Germer and Kristin Neff created this guided meditation from their  Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) course. Start your week taking a moment to slow down and check-in with your amazing body, from head to toe! This practice offers kindness, understanding, acceptance, and … Continue reading

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Step into September…

A New Month. A Fresh Start. What new healthy habits will you begin?

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Wellness Wednesday

Wellness Book Recommendations  *Not listed in any particular order.   “The Joy of Movement: How Exercise Helps Us Find Happiness, Hope, Connection, and Courage” by Kelly McGonigal, PhD Learn More on NPR Buy Now on Amazon   “Live More Happy” by … Continue reading

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Therapy Thursday

  During the present times of physical distancing and social isolation, compassionate hugs (like this tree root “hugging” the old tree trunk) are rare or even non-existent. Hugs release the hormone, oxytocin, which helps people feel deep connection, a sense of … Continue reading

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