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Mindfulness Truly Blooms in Community

Mindfulness Truly Blooms in Community

Mindfulness has real benefits. The research makes that clear. It can reduce stress. It can reduce emotional reactivity and increase cognitive flexibility. It can boost memory and focus. The list could - and does - go on. Yet those kinds of results also point towards...

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Guest Post: What Does Good Posture Look Like?

Guest Post: What Does Good Posture Look Like?

All motion begins with posture, and all motion ends with posture. That’s part of the second Posture Principle from Dr. Steven Weiniger’s book Stand Taller-Live Longer: A Posture & Anti-Aging Strategy - and the reason his at-home program is used by clinicians to...

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Teaching Mindfulness to Kids Through Story & Art

Teaching Mindfulness to Kids Through Story & Art

Recently, we were treated to a wonderful new book that guides young children into mindfulness through creativity - Colorful Place by art therapist Jocelyn Fitzgerald and behavioral intervention teacher Heather McClelland. Loaded with bright and captivating artwork,...

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Yogic Breathing May Help Covid Long Haulers

Yogic Breathing May Help Covid Long Haulers

We’re finding out now that long COVID is extremely common. Roughly one-third of those infected will have some lingering symptoms, most often fatigue and loss of smell or taste. We’re also finding just how mysterious it is, affecting more women than men, for instance,...

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Slowing Down & Thinking with Your Heart

Slowing Down & Thinking with Your Heart

As a child growing up in a home suffused with trauma, life always felt uneasy - like something bad was about to happen. Always. This ever-present fear often got expressed through impatience, rushing, and urgency. It was a defense against instability and readiness to...

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