Category Archives: Gratitude

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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Motivation Monday

Life is an attitude. It’s what you choose to believe, always. — Dr. Wayne Dyer   All you need is deep within you waiting to unfold and reveal itself. All you have to do is be still and take time to … 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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Motivation Monday

Be true to yourself. Believe in yourself. Be real. Be authentic. Just be you. The more you work at just being yourself, the more likely you’ll feel purposeful and significant in your life. — Dr. Wayne W. Dyer   It was when … Continue reading

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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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Motivation Monday

I have learned that as long as I hold fast to my beliefs and values – and follow my own moral compass – then the only expectations I need to live up to are my own. — Michelle Obama   Nothing … Continue reading

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Workout Wednesday

Make today’s workout simple! While a high-end, 5-star gym, state-of-the-art cardio equipment, and shiny, scratch-free weights can all increase fitness motivation, neither are necessary for a safe and effective workout! As a Certified Spin Instructor for nearly 10 years, I grew very accustomed … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

Words of Inspiration What is success? I think it is a mixture of having a flair for the thing that you are doing; knowing that it is not enough, that you have got to have hard work and a certain sense … Continue reading

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Meditation Monday

How do we effectively respond when faced with ongoing stress and trauma such as, the COVID-19 pandemic? Dr. James Gorden (founder of the Center for Mind-Body Medicine) demonstrates three short and beneficial meditation practices in his webinar, Reducing Stress and … 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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