Category Archives: Being Present

Meditation Monday

Loving-Kindness Meditation A way to calm a frenzied mind, express gratitude, and be happy. Practicing kindness is one of the simplest ways to be happy. Recent research finds that kind people tend to be more content with their relationships and … Continue reading

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Laughter is Medicine

With a new U.S. spike in COVID19 and continued racial inequality protests, we need to prepare not panic. We need to peacefully protest and embrace change. Anxiety is a natural response to fear. We are not “crazy” to feel anxious. We need to … Continue reading

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Welcome July!

A new month. A fresh start. What new healthy behavior will you start (or continue) this month?

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TED Talk Tuesday

When was the last time you experienced joy? How do cherry blossoms, rainbows, bubbles, and googly eyes make you feel? Where can you find joy? Writer and designer, Ingrid Fetell Lee’s TED Talk, Where Joy Hides and How to Find It, shares the … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday

You are never given the power to dream without the equivalent power to manifest that dream and make it your physical reality. — Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

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Talk Tuesday

Everyday should be a Super Bowl. — Pete Carroll, Head Coach of Seattle Seahawks How can you make each day great? What makes Pete Carroll a great coach? In Scott Barry Kaufman’s interview with Pete Carroll on “The Psychology Podcast,” Pete Carroll discusses … Continue reading

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Monday Motivation

There are smoother and calmer paths ahead… There is light at the end of a dark tunnel… What three wishes will you make this week?

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Therapy Thursday

Do you feel stuck in life right now? Do you want to learn ways to get unstuck and thrive in work and life? Harvard Medical School psychologist, Susan David, discusses emotional agility in her 2017 TEDWomen Talk, The Gift and Power of Emotional Courage. … Continue reading

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A New Month. A Fresh Start!

Welcome June! What healthy change (big or small) will you commit to this month? How will you create a supportive environment to reach success? What will it feel like to accomplish your goal?

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Wordy Wednesday

BIOPHILIA  A love of life. A love of all that is living. The human desire to connect with nature. According to biologist, E.O. Wilson, “biophilia is a hardwired instinct that is key to human happiness” (McGonigal, 2019, p.169). Modern humans tend to … Continue reading

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