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Ease Stress in 5 Minutes with Meditation

It’s that time of year again when the holidays are over and life gets busy, your workload is picking up, kids are back at school, and autumn is beckoning. So how best to maintain your peace amidst …

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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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My Fight With Anxiety & How I Cope

Whatever you fight, you strengthen, and what you resist, persists. ~ Eckhart Tolle I’m constantly berating reminding myself to walk downstream. But (damn it!) anxiety keeps turning me around. …

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True Peace & Happiness Are Not What You Think

Some time ago Deb went to run a bath and was startled to find a spider in the tub. At that moment she was presented with a choice: flush the spider down the drain or take the time to get it out (beari…

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10 Inspiring Truths about Your Body from a Yoga Legend

Renowned yoga guru, Bellur Krishnamachar Sundararaja (BKS) Iyengar died today, at the age of 95. While countless teachers undoubtedly played a role in ushering yogic traditions from their Eastern root…

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Corn Griddlecakes

Very tasty and textured, Corn Griddlecakes can be made as spicy as you like by adjusting the amount of jalapenos added. Pancakes 2 eggs 1 ˝ cup buttermilk 4 tablespoons oil 1 ˝ teaspoons sea sa…

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Can Telling Lies Harm Your Body?

We all fabricate the truth or stretch facts. Okay, so most of us lie. A lot. What happens when we tell lies? Other than its predictable effects on the health of relationships, lying can also harm y…

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How the Heart Helps You Change

Have you ever tried to make a change in your life only to fail or come up short on motivation? We all have. What we’ve learned at Institute of HeartMath is that when you really want to change, reinfo…

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No Therapist Required! 3 Gentle Ways to Handle Stress

Clutter in the mind can  pile up faster than dishes in the sink. But while those dishes get regular cleaning, the mind is often left to its own resources. Sometimes, this can result in serious stress,…

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The ‘Vitamin’ You Can’t Get From Food

Dr. Edward M. Hallowell, author of the bestselling book Connect: 12 Vital Ties That Open Your Heart, Lengthen Your Life, And Deepen Your Soul calls it the "Other Vitamin C." Connectedness. It is, i…

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