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  • Mindful Monday: Mindful Parenting

    Posted on July 31, 2017 by JoAnne

    “To bring mindful attention and awareness into your interactions with your child really seems to set the stage for you to be a good parent,” says Justin Parent, lead author of the study. There are three key factors to mindful parenting: Noticing your own feelings when you’re in conflict with your ch...Continue Reading

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  • Mindful Monday: Keep It Simple

    Posted on July 24, 2017 by JoAnne

    For those of us who desire to be more mindful, but can't seem to get into meditation, there is an easier option from Kavetha at simply learn how to do your daily routine activities mindfully. "It has to be intentional, meaning you don’t leave it up to chance; you consciously bring your awa...Continue Reading

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  • Mindful Monday: A Mindful S.N.A.C.K.

    Posted on July 10, 2017 by JoAnne

    "I love snacks. They’re tasty, nourishing, and they don’t require time and energy that I might not otherwise have. Sometimes, though, I am tempted to reach for food when what I really need is a moment of calm awareness so I can make a thoughtful plan about what to do next. What I need is a mindfulness S.N...Continue Reading

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  • Mindful Monday: Gratitude

    Posted on July 3, 2017 by JoAnne

    Much of our time and energy is spent pursuing things we currently don’t have. Gratitude reverses our priorities to help us appreciate the people and things we do. Read more about gratitude exercises and benefits here: Reading

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  • Mindful Monday: Mindful Breathing

    Posted on June 26, 2017 by JoAnne

    Here's a simple exercise to try today from the Pocket Mindfulness website. Mindful Breathing This exercise can be done standing up or sitting down, and pretty much anywhere at any time. All you have to do is be still and focus on your breath for just one minute. Start by breathing in and out slowly. One cycl...Continue Reading

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  • Mindful Monday: Yoga and meditation can change your genes

    Posted on June 19, 2017 by JoAnne

      “Yoga and meditation may do more than just help you feel relaxed in the moment. A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness exercises can actually reverse stress-related changes in genes linked to poor health and depression... Even just 15 minutes of practicing mindful...Continue Reading

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  • Mindful Monday: Getting Started

    Posted on June 12, 2017 by JoAnne

    Here is some helpful information about getting started with mindfulness from Mindful magazine: What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the basic human ability to be fully present, aware of where we are and what we’re doing, and not overly reactive or overwhelmed by what’s going on around us. While mi...Continue Reading

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  • Posted on May 15, 2017 by JoAnne Filed Under: Mindful

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