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Mindfulness Can Change Your Brain

If there was a way to reduce stress in your everyday life, would you do it?  A way that didn’t involve therapy, medications, or moving to a remote homestead hundreds of miles from the nearest human being? Chances are you might be just a little be curious–I know I was.  The good news is there […]

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The Importance Of Saying No For A Happier Life

Deciding to make your own well-being a priority seems like  a simple thing, but it can be one of the hardest commitments we ever make.   Changing years of ingrained behaviors of putting others first and fitting ourselves in somewhere down the line takes time.   Just like weight loss, it is not a switch we can […]

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Four Ways To Lower Holiday Stress

  With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we are truly at the start of the holiday marathon.  We all know this is supposed to be a time of gratitude and happiness.  Spending time with family and friends, counting blessings and creating memories that would make even Norman Rockwell proud. The only problem is that […]

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Two Big Reasons Yoga Boosts Well Being

I have a confession.  Until last Saturday, I hadn’t been to a yoga class in about a month, but I have a good reason.  My local studio, Ubuntu in Napa, had closed it’s doors and just reopened as Rev Yoga in a new location on Saturday. Why not just find another studio for a month, […]

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What You Can Learn From Diana Nyad

Yesterday was Labor Day here in the United States.  It’s a day most of us spend with family and friends, unplugging and celebrating the unofficial end of summer.  The kids are back in school, or will be shortly, and pretty soon the lazy days of shorts, flip-flops, and vacations will be just a distant memory. […]

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