Category Archives: Happiness

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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Wellness Wednesday

How to Climb Any Mountain Has the COVID-19 pandemic caused you to slip off track from your January 2020 resolution? Try setting a commitment instead. Commitments include an action plan. Be committed to feeling and looking like your best self all year around. Do not try to … 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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Find Happiness in August

Posted in Acceptance, Appreciation, Attitude, Awareness, Being Present, Compassion, Equality, Gratitude, Guided Meditation, Happiness, Humility, Inspiration, Kindness, Leadership, Meaning, Motivation, Relaxation, Relaxation and Stress Management, Self-Love, Workplace Wellness | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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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Therapy Thursday

How do you relax and rejuvenate your mind? 10 Simple to Life-Changing Nature Activities *A special thank you to the American Heart Association… Savor the Scenery Movies beaming with CGI on 4K televisions dazzle our imaginations, but you won’t always find … Continue reading

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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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Happy 4th of July!

  A special 4th of July message from YMCA of Greater Seattle CEO and President, Loria Yeadon: What is Freedom? As we observe the July 4th national holiday which historically symbolizes independence, liberty, and justice, at this moment in our … Continue reading

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