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5 Yoga Poses for Holiday Stress Under 5 Minutes Each

Do you get stressed out during this time of year? Me. TOO. Between travel messing with my toddler's already tenuous sleep schedule, making gifts, cooking holiday meals, and somehow getting work do…

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Start Your Day With Heart

In many cultures around the world, people start each morning thinking about what they'll do that day. They check their schedules, plan their activities and make their lists. Understandably, they're fo…

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Overcoming Your Struggle to Meditate

Meditation is misunderstood way too often. It's simple when written down: just calm the mind and be still, breathe, pay attention and be present. But, it’s not always so easy in practice. The mind is …

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Just Right or Perfectly Wrong?

Rachael smiles, remembering her plans to open her own florist shop three years ago. Excited by what she’d learned in just four months at Tom’s House of Flowers, she eagerly leaped for her dream. Sh…

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More Must-Do Tips to Increase Your Resilience

In my last article on resilience I gave two important tips proven to increase resilience. One was a simple tool to shift into Neutral during a stressful experience to save energy or saying somethin…

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11 Natural Treatments For Depression

As an MD, I’ve watched too many of my colleagues yank out anti-depressant samples every time a patient starts to cry. So on behalf of physicians everywhere, let me apologize for our trigger-happy p…

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Your Inner Child Was Right—Whirling Your Body is Good for You

Many of us felt the exhilaration of spinning in circles as a child. What we may not have realized is that spinning your body like a top may actually be good for you. Based on the centuries-old Sufi ri…

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Decreasing Drama in Your Life

If you think you’re constantly getting barraged with other people’s drama, consider this: most drama in people’s lives is internal. If we had a microphone that could record our thoughts or feelings…

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When Caring Becomes Stressful

  Too often many of us who care about social causes and the environment separate our personal stress level from our social or environmental mission. We may think that chronic stress in th…

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Not Motivated to Exercise? Blame Your Brain

If you can’t find the time or motivation to exercise, blame your brain. Scientists from Seattle Children’s Research Institute have pinpointed the area of the brain that motivates people to exercise…

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