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Myths About Meditation That Might Be Keeping You From A Fuller Life!

Today we are sharing an article from psychologytoday.com entitled ' Three Meditation Myths that Keep You from a Healthier Life.'"Meditative practices offer a simple, intuitive approach to improving your life and mental well being, yet many who could benefit from meditation are quickly deterred by misinformation. Meditation is not difficult, it has a huge positive impact on the brain, and...

Walking for Health and Longevity

Good morning,Sometimes we know that when you are stuck on a problem in your life or are having trouble focusing on what to do next, it can be hard to know where to go. Some studies say a great way to clear your mind or re-focus your thoughts is by getting up and going for a walk. That's right! Something...

The Energy of Shifting Emotions Workshop

I am hosting a workshop coming up that I am really excited to tell you about! Read below for more information or visit: https://tiih.org/events-classes/everyone/yoga-medicine/energy-shifting-emotions/ to register.The Energy of Shifting Emotions Workshop: Thursday, November 2nd from 10 am - 4 pm.This unique class is designed for social workers, nurses, and mind-body practitioners whose clients desire to enhance their emotional health. Participants will benefit...

The Essence of Doing and How It Consumes You

Good afternoon everyone,"Most people spend most minutes of most days doing one thing after another.' 'For all the "labor-saving" devices of the past 50 years - dishwashers, phone machines, word processors, etc. - most of us are laboring more, not less. For example, in terms of employment, the average work week in America has gotten longer over the past 50...

Understanding Mental Health

Emotional well being, psychological well being, and social well being are all dimensions of mental health, and subject to change under stress. Mental health issues are rarely the result of one event, rather, they often develop over time as the result of linked causes. For example a stressful job, a difficult relationship, or a significant trauma can cause shifts in...

More About Energy Healing & One Author’s Experience

Hello everyone,Energy medicines such as healing touch and Reiki, or therapeutic yoga, are holistic practices that activate the body’s subtle energy systems in order to remove blockages or regenerate resources that feel stagnant or depleted. By breaking through these blockages and stimulating renewed energy flow, the body’s inherent ability to heal itself is stimulated.At Inner Passages, I offer Reiki and...

Behavior & Perceptual Change

Good afternoon everyone!Perception is the sense we make out of all our experiences—our thoughts, physical feelings, emotions, and moods. Behavior is the outward expression of our perception. It is what we do with the information, experienced and interpreted through all the senses we have available to us, when we choose to respond to our experience.Our perception both colors and fuels...