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Anxiety

Elizabeth Gilbert & Marie Forleo on Fear, Authenticity and Big Magic

To feel uplifted and inspired, listen in as Elizabeth Gilbert and Marie Forleo talk perfectionism, why you shouldn’t strive to be fearless, and unpack the keys to living your most creative life. Don’t miss this Big Magic episode, it’s one of our all-time favorites! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyUYa-BnjU8&app=desktop...

5 Yoga Poses to Heal Emotional Pain and Calm the Mind

5 Yoga Poses to Heal Emotional Pain and Calm the Mind   Yoga has been practiced for thousands of years to strengthen and unite the mind, body and soul. When the mind and soul become out of balance, the body is also affected. In turn, physical wellness can affect and strengthen a person’s mental wellness. The two are so interconnected that many...

Brené Brown on How to Reckon with Emotion and Change Your Narrative

Good Morning! Today we are sharing an article from Brené Brown where she talks about how the most powerful stories may be the ones we tell ourselves. But beware—they're usually fiction.   How to Reckon with Emotion and Change Your Narrative  My husband, Steve, and I were having one of those days. That morning, we'd overslept. Charlie couldn't find his backpack, and Ellen had to...

Sutures With A Soundtrack: Music Can Ease Pain, Anxiety Of Surgery

Good Morning! In continuing with the theme of last week's blog (hint: music if you missed it!) This week's article is from NPR.org and it talks about how studies are showing that listening to music can help ease pain after surgery. Sutures With A Soundtrack: Music Can Ease Pain, Anxiety Of Surgery Hospitals have a free and powerful tool that they could use...

Yoga Hacks for Stress & Anxiety

We know that yoga can help with the physical strain of an intense workday, but what about the mental exhaustion, creative blocks or anxiety that surface as well? Today we are sharing an article from 99u.com on just that. Check out the link below for more! http://99u.com/articles/43297/yoga-hacks-for-stress-anxiety?utm_source=99U&utm_campaign=6f643d176e-Weekly_05_10_2015&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_bdabfaef00-6f643d176e-145452681...

Humans and our need to connect

Good afternoon, Today we want to share with you a very interesting article from the Huffington Post earlier this year. The article talks about drug addicts and the possible cause of addiction, but it brings up many other valid points that go beyond just addicts, and more about humans as a whole. "This isn't only relevant to the addicts I love. It...

Eight Mental Health Benefits of Regular Exercise

Good Morning Bloggers, Today we are sharing an article from http://strongmedicine.dragondoor.com/ that talks a little bit about how regular exercise leads to mental health benefits. We don't share articles from fitness sites often, but this one is great in that it brings up many valid points about making regular exercise as part of your mental health plan. Soon, Inner Passages Therapy will...

Change Your Brain With Kindness, sharing an article from psychologytoday.com

Good afternoon! Today we are sharing an article with you from psychologytoday.com on how to change your brain with kindness. We all could use more kindness in our lives, right? Take a look and see what you think! Change Your Brain With Kindness Practice a loving kindness meditation. Post published by Marlynn Wei M.D., J.D. on Apr 27, 2015 in Urban Survival SHARE TWEET SHARE EMAIL When was...

How (And Why) To Stay Positive: An Article from Forbes.com

How (And Why) To Stay Positive By Travis Bradberry When faced with setbacks and challenges, we've all received the well-meaning advice to “stay positive.” The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as Pollyannaish and unrealistic. It’s hard to find the motivation to focus on the positive when positivity seems like nothing more than wishful thinking. The real obstacle...