Mindfulness

3 Tips for Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction

Try being more mindful. This is easier said than done in our rushed hectic society where something or someone is always trying to grab your attention.

For some mindfulness seems like a foreign concept. And what does ‘being mindful’ mean anyway?

Both science and tradition tell us that being mindful is the key to relaxing. Here’s how mindfulness-based stress reduction […]

2017-06-21T11:43:00+00:00 February 16th, 2016|Mind Body|

3 Easy Breathing Techniques to Relieve Stress

If you’re having a particularly stressful moment, here’s some wisdom from a Chinese philosophy text: “Let things ripen, and then fall. Force is not the way at all.”

Be gentle with yourself when you try to de-stress.

It sounds odd, perhaps, but I see patients becoming more stressed as they try to relax. They are trying hard cope […]

2017-06-21T11:42:05+00:00 February 2nd, 2016|Mind Body|

3 Healthy Habits You Should Practice Daily

January is a good time of the year for reflection.

For most of the day, we are in autopilot mode. Our habits take over and we often go through activities mindlessly. This helps us conserve mental energy for more important decisions. Some of our habits are helpful; think about how much harder remembering to brush your […]

2017-06-21T11:41:12+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Mind Body|

How to Make a Gratitude List

Do you have six minutes?  Watch this video. It explains in a nutshell why being grateful is essential.

3 Reasons You Should Be More Grateful

1. Being grateful makes you happy

We know for a fact that happiness isn’t external. A lot of us work hard in our careers, strive to find the right partner, and try to […]

2017-06-15T17:55:11+00:00 December 23rd, 2015|Mind Body|

The Benefits of Eating Mindfully (+ How to do it!)

Since the average person spends approximately 38,003 hours eating over their lifetime taking the time to slow down, truly enjoying your food and appreciating the journey your food takes before making it to your plate can go a long way to helping make healthy changes to your eating habits.

What is Mindful Eating?

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2017-06-20T17:00:06+00:00 December 2nd, 2015|Mind Body|

How to Manage Stress: An Unexpected Approach

Mind doesn’t dominate body; it becomes body. –Candace Pert, Molecules of Emotion

For centuries, we’ve known that the mind and the body are tightly linked. Ever had a gut feeling about something? The gut produces 80% of the body’s serotonin, a chemical believed to improve our mood. We’ve also found that the heart releases norepinephrine and […]

2017-06-20T15:41:20+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Mind Body|
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