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Body Scanning: Learning how to reduce anxiety and improve resiliency

When experiencing uncomfortable sensations in the body what do you do?  Do you ignore them?  Do you try and distract yourself from what you are feeling?  Or do you stop and sit still to understand what is going on within yourself? Most of the time it is hard to stop and take a moment to […]

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Over the Hurdle of Medical Illness: How Do I Adjust to Life Now?

Women In Depth Podcast Adjusting to Life with Chronic Pain and Illness When Health Improves – Release Date 11/3/17 Have you recently moved passed the hurdle of your medical illness?  Are you feeling better now for the most part where you have more energy to interact with others and get back to what you enjoy?  […]

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Top 7 Tips to Manage Social Anxiety This Holiday Season

Holiday parties, work parties and family commitments can really be stressful for people who have social anxiety. Under normal circumstances an anxious person might be able to come up with some excuses as to why they cannot attend a party or social gathering, but when it comes to the holiday season this can be even […]

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3 Myths and 2 Truths – Why is Self-Care So Hard and How Can I Overcome It?

Self-care is something we hear about often.  We hear that adding in a self-care practice is important for our overall well-being.  So then why is it so hard to actually get the ball rolling on taking care of our needs? Self-care may sound good in theory, but to actually implement it is an entirely different […]

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Two Common Meditation Myths and What you Can Do To Overcome Them

Stress & Pain – Sept 2016–Meditation There are so many studies showing the positive effects of meditation such as improved sleep, reduced blood pressure and greater focus to name a few. Even though we are aware of these benefits, it seems to be hard to actually implement this practice.  Why is this?  Well for many, […]

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