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Mindfulness

3 Fun Facts That Will Motivate You to Start Doing Yoga!

Posted by Maggie M on

The most common type of yoga that is practiced in the United States, is Hatha Yoga.  It is a more modern version of yoga that emphasizes yoga poses and exercise routines.  It is also the type of yoga that is studied when researching its role in health.  Among that research are studies that say the following about practicing yoga: 1. Regulates emotions and increases GABA: Just one session of yoga can create change in the way you regulate your emotions (3).  Continued yoga practice can improve mood and decrease anxiety by increasing GABA naturally (2)   2. Promotes healthy immune system:...

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Meditation and Anxiety

Posted by Shelly M on

I used to meditate regularly, when I was childless and less stressed.The irony that I need to meditate more now that I have a full schedule and a couple of kids underfoot and no longer have the time, does not escape me.  Maggie and I can both attest that being moms that work from home is one of the most stressful jobs for us. As moms we also know and understand that it can take a toll on us mentally and physically.  A few months ago, panic attacks and anxiety had me struggling to find an outlet for my stress....

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Meditation | Mindfulness

Posted by Maggie M on

For those that are interested in practicing mindfulness, but don’t know the basics, or where to start, this quick rundown is for you!  Mindfulness by definition is the “process of purposely bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment”. (1) The attention that is given in this moment is without judgment, meaning that there is no good or bad feeling attached to the event.  It just IS. Mindfulness can be used as therapy.  The awareness, or the birds-eye-view to the moment, opens up the possibility of working on your self-growth and self-healing.   If you have a negative feeling...

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SMART Goals

Posted by Maggie M on

  January 8th, 2021 We are a week into 2021! It's not too late to start thinking about goals and intentions for the new year--or for the time being, if you're reading this later in the year. Setting a goal the right way can help you accomplish it! In this blog post, I present a goal-brainstorming worksheet adapted from the work of Russ Harris, an Acceptance and Commitment (ACT) therapist and author. Setting your goals as SMART goals can pave the way to making them achievable. The acronym may stand for Specific, Measurable, Adaptive, Realistic, and Timely. The reason I say may, is because the internet has...

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