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Three Reasons Not To Make New Years Resolutions

Happy New Year everyone! Let the adventures of life begin anew! You might be sitting at home excited and looking forward to the unknowns of this new year. Or, you might be at home worrying about what changes this year might bring. Regardless of which thought process you might have, many people decide to write new year's resolutions for themselves. As...

Life Doesn’t Just Happen To Us

"The ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, who was a contemporary of Confucius, Lao Tsu, and the Buddha, is reported to have said, “you can never walk though the same river twice.” More accurately, the English translation from the Greek goes thus: “The river where you set your foot just now is gone—those waters giving way to this, now this.” Put simply,...

Yoga and Asthma

As you know we are more than just therapy. We believe in a holistic approach to navigating through life's ups and downs. As you probably already know, what we feel is a big part of that holistic mindfulness is yoga and meditation. Today we are sharing an article which talks about how yoga can have positive effects on asthma sufferers...

Coping With Mental Stress of The Holidays

The holidays are coming up and sometimes they can be taxing for us mentally. Here is a very interesting article from healthyplace.com about coping with mental illness during the holidays. It talks about a variety of topics including: -Being estranged from family and friends resulting in loneliness during the holiday season. -Having an eating disorder and having to face the issue head-on...

13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from greatist.com entitled '13 Unexpected Benefits of Exercise,' which talks about some mental benefits to regular physical activity. Everyone knows that regular cardio can help heart health and longevity but did you know that regular exercise can actually increase the "happy brain chemicals" we produce? What about the fact that it can help...

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...