Category Archives: Being Present

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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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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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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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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Find Happiness in August

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Wellness Wednesday

What is Mind-Body Medicine? A focus on healing the whole person verses treating symptoms. Collaboration between the healthcare provider and the patient. Empowerment of the patient specifically in his/her healing and treatment decision-making. A focus on the whole person including … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

A New Way to Journal! Begin each day feeling more grateful, focused, and positive. . .  In the morning write in your journal about the three (3) following topics: Gratitude What are you grateful for in your life? Goals What are … Continue reading

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