Category Archives: Emotional Health

More research results….

New research on the efficacy of mindfulness training on the treatment of depression.  Check out the link for more information.  Exciting times for Mindfulness based interventions! http://www.mindful.org/the-science/3-ways-mindfulness-reduces-depression

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Go with the flow….

Often, our perceptions of stress come when things don’t quite flow the way we had hoped or planned for them to.  Our desire to control can often increase our sense of stressful situations, heightening emotions such as frustration, anxiety and … Continue reading

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Making a “Mind Jar” for Kids!

A “Mind Jar” is a relatively simple tool for helping kids (and adults) appreciate mindfulness.  This past week I offered some suggestions to the school counselors for the local district and I made some mind jars to share.  A few … Continue reading

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Comfort in the Chaos?

“Comfort in the Chaos”:  living mindfully in the “real world” What does living mindfully really mean to you and how does that definition fit within your daily life?  Are you challenged by the curve balls life throws at you or … Continue reading

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Resurrecting Life

For those of you observing the Easter holiday this weekend, Happy Easter! This morning I received a reflective quote by the author Parker Palmer.  He is a wise and gentle soul.  I share it here with you, with wishes for … Continue reading

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Love After Love

Love After Love The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again … Continue reading

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Self-Compassion – Be your own Valentine

Love and Compassion: Be your own Valentine A lifetime without
 Love is of no account Love is the Water of Life Drink it down with heart and soul! ~ Rumi, mystic poet February, and specifically the celebration of Valentine’s Day, … Continue reading

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To resolve or not to resolve?

“To Resolve or Not to Resolve?” I am often asked questions about the infamous “New Year’s Resolution”.  To resolve or not to resolve, that is the never ending annual question!  As many of us have learned through personal experience, most … Continue reading

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