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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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A Breathing Technique that Triggers the Relaxation Response

An important step in fighting stress is learning to calm the mind and body. Among the easiest methods to learn are relaxation exercises. The goal of relaxation techniques is to produce a physiological…

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Stop Comparing the Present with the Past

I drove past a church the other day en route to Santa Cruz and the sign they had out front displayed this message: “Don’t dwell on the past because you’re not going back there.” That says it all to me…

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Get Fired Up with Your Third Chakra

First what's a chakra? Chakras are measurable patterns of electromagnetic activity and centers for the reception, assimilation and transmission of life energies. Each chakra is associated…

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How To Transform Your Negative Mind Into a Positive One

Have you ever wondered how amazing it is that a water lily doesn’t grow in a pure mountain lake but in murky, muddy and dank pond water thick with weeds, and yet its beautiful flower appears on the su…

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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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Halloween Herbs for Year-Round Health

"Double, double toil and trouble. Fire burn and cauldron bubble," chanted the witches of Shakespeare’s Macbeth as they added ingredients to their brew. While an eye of newt and tongue of frog may not …

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Are Women More Resilient Than Men?

Today, most women are juggling several jobs: breadwinner, family caregiver, family health manager, cook, and as my father used to say, the cleaner-upper.  Of course, men are contributing more to hou…

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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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