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What’s All the Hullabaloo about Mindfulness Meditation?

By Sheri Saxe January 18, 2021

I sit on my living room floor, in front of the fire, after my morning tea. This is my time; time to slow my breath, relax my body and just be present. This is my way of soothing my mind and releasing the tension in my body. Nothing fancy…

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5 Things I Learned about Meditation, Mindfulness and Myself from a One-Month Mindfulness Challenge

By Sue Loncaric June 10, 2020

Do you meditate or take time each day to be more mindful and present in your life? Do you feel sometimes that your mind is over-loaded, and you just can’t focus? Do you feel anxious and stressed? Read More

Mastering Resilience as We Age: 7 Mindful Tools to Help Us Conquer the Tough Times

By Sheena Nancy Sarles July 04, 2021

Does aging enhance or diminish our resilience? The dictionary definition of resilience goes something like this: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness; the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape…

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Mindful Moments: Simple Daily Practices in 10 Minutes or Less

By Elaine Economou June 01, 2021

Do you have a mindfulness routine? A lot of us would automatically associate mindfulness with meditation and we’d be right. Meditation is a form of mindfulness, but it’s not the only way to be mindful. Mindfulness can include movement too…

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Morning Mindfulness Ritual – Do You Have One?

By Rachelle Ballard-Clayton January 22, 2021

I was listening to a podcast where the participants discussed lifestyle medicine in the 3rd age, and how what we do in our daily routine can either inhibit or enrich our life and health. This had a profound effect on me…

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6 Mindful Strategies to Begin and End Your Day with Positivity and Purpose

By T. Kari Mitchell December 27, 2020

Have you ever wondered how to sustain feelings of joy and peace? What are the long-term advantages of living life affirmatively? Mindset and attitude are critical. Your thoughts and words have power and can help set the tone…

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Developing Mindfulness Through Painting May Lead to a Better Retirement

By Malcolm Dewey November 30, 2020

It was George Bernard Shaw who said “Youth is wasted on the young.” I sometimes remind my young adult sons about this when they are getting uppity. This amusing quote, like all good quotes, has more than a grain of truth to it…

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Interrupting the Cycle of Gripping Anxiety: 5 Meditations to Shift Towards More Ease

By Sarah Purcell April 02, 2020

I am not a mental health professional. I’m an ex-investment banker who experienced a great deal of stress on the job. Because of my interest in exercise and finding effective ways to cope with that stress…

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How I Improved My Sleep with Meditation and Yoga Lifestyle

By Joan Craig February 03, 2020

When it comes to health and wellness, most people probably think, “I’ve got it all together.” I am a yoga teacher, yoga therapist, personal trainer, and wellness coach…

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3 Mindfulness Tools to Stop You from Overindulging in Holiday Treats

By Devorah Feinbloom December 23, 2019

I often think back several years ago to a time when I wanted to quit drinking coffee. Each day I would walk by a lovely café en route to work and that little voice in my head would say, I want a cup of coffee.

Before I knew it, I was carrying a steaming hot latte into my office. I felt totally powerless to keep my word. My thoughts called the shots. Has this ever happened to you? Read More