Pauliann Long, LCSW-C

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Self Care

Contemplating Yoga Around the World

As you know I believe in yoga as medicine by the practice of yoga therapy.  Yoga therapy focuses on individual issues and concerns, which you’re unable to address in group settings. Increasingly, health care and medical care professionals accept, practice, and prescribe yoga therapy due to the significant and growing body of clinical research that documents yoga’s proven health benefits...

You Can Make A Difference: Taking that first step

Good morning, Today we are sharing a relevant article from psychologytoday.com entitled 'You Can Make a Difference: How small steps change the world.' Life can be overwhelming in general but it can be even more overwhelming when you turn on the news or check your newsfeed. "Today’s political scene, economic markets, global pressures and climate changes could leave one wondering “What can...

Six Steps to Removing Fear from Decision Making

Good morning, Today we are sharing an article from pyschologytoday.com that we feel a lot of us can relate to: fear creeping into aspects of our lives, especially when it comes to decision making.  Source: isai-ramos-unsplash "No one enters adulthood unscarred. We’ve all been burned, so we all live with fear. The difference between a fulfilled life and a stifled one is whether...

Life Advice From A 100-Year-Old Woman Who Just Gets It

Good morning, We have a light-hearted, fun article to share with you today from Mind Body Green. A functional medicine practitioner interviewed her 101 year-old grandmother on patterns from her life. "Nature versus nurture is a topic we could discuss for hours in Grannie’s case, but genetics aside, this 100-year-old fiery woman has some topical things to say about food, community, and...

Willpower & Compassion

Good morning, Continuing our theme about new years resolutions, today we dig a bit deeper into why resolutions tend to fail and how self control and willpower for resolution keeping are actually models of everyday life. In a recent article entitled 'The Only Way to Keep Your Resolutions' by Gray Matter published from The New York Times, digs a little deeper...