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Meditation: Day 10

I started meditating 10 days ago.  I mean, I really started meditating. Over the years, I did relaxation breathing at the end of the occasional yoga class, or visualizations in a group before going on stage for theater, just to … Continue reading

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Asthma or Panic Attack?

Asthmatics know that feeling. It is hard to breathe, tightness in their chest, and an overall fear of dying all rolled into this physical and mental experience that no one should ever feel. For some asthmatics, anxiety can be a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Resilient.

What is resilience? Why do we need to be resilient?  To be resilient means to be able to weather ups and downs, to be able to adapt to new situations, and to be emotionally, physically, and mentally adaptable. The field of … Continue reading

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When is a lot too much?

The moment you realize that our society went from being all about living the American Dream (owning a home, yearly vacations, beach rentals, retirement fund, summer camp for your kids) to needing to be a billionaire. The extravagance that was … Continue reading

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Mood Nutrients: Can Food and Nutrients Influence Mood?

Think about your cravings? Do you crave sugar?  Do you find you are down or sad when you crave sugar?  Keeping a mood journal is the first step to understanding what impacts your mood each day. Stress leads to sleeping … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free? Many are Highly Processed

Have you looked at the ingredients of many of the gluten-free products available today? While the biggest rage is becoming gluten-free, ask yourself this question. Why are you gluten-free? Are you sensitive to gluten? Has a holistic practitioner recommended that … Continue reading

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