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Becoming Aware

When it comes to the mind body connection, most of us were not taught how to be aware and notice. This is true for our thoughts and for our body sensations. Both our minds and our bodies were...

Gratitude

Did you know that people who have a regular practice of gratitude have less cortisol in their systems? Cortisol is a very important hormone that is secreted by our adrenal glands , located above the...

4-7-8 Breath

One of the most effective ways to settle the nervous system is breath. We all know that breath is literally vital to staying alive. But most of us are unaware of how to breath intentionally and...

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Becoming Aware

Becoming Aware

When it comes to the mind body connection, most of us were not taught how to be aware and notice. This is true for our thoughts and for our body sensations. Both our minds and our bodies were designed to help us, alert us and protect us. We naturally try to avoid and fix psychological and physical pain. This is not wrong. However, we would do well to ask ourselves what function the pain plays in our overall good health. The pain in my stomach might be telling me not to eat that certain food again. The sadness in my heart and mind might be inviting me to acknowledge and sit with loss. This...

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Gratitude

Gratitude

Did you know that people who have a regular practice of gratitude have less cortisol in their systems? Cortisol is a very important hormone that is secreted by our adrenal glands , located above the kidneys.  Cortisol plays a vital role in a number of things your body...

4-7-8 Breath

4-7-8 Breath

One of the most effective ways to settle the nervous system is breath. We all know that breath is literally vital to staying alive. But most of us are unaware of how to breath intentionally and healthily. When it comes to managing stress, 4-7-8 breathing is a quick...

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