A common barrier to getting a meditation practice off of the ground is the distractions of the body and the mind.  Physical discomfort and the busy mind can lead you to thinking that meditation is not for you. That is certainly what I thought when I started a practice. Learning to witness these distractions without getting…

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If you have self-doubt, sometimes it can be hard to get the motivation you need to accomplish things in life. It can prevent you from living the life you most want. If can trigger overeating or undereating or other behaviors you want to curb. it interferes with making mindful choices. But, you can become more motivated…

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One of the biggest challenges to making healthy change in our life is addressing our cravings.  Cravings come up in many different aspects of our lives.  When it comes to healthy eating, cravings are caused by a number of things, including low blood sugar and hormones. Additionally, emotions may trigger cravings.  If your boss disrespected you or…

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Recently, I had the privilege of sharing wellness and mindfulness tips with a local women’s networking group on how to counter virtual fatigue. Over the last nine months or so, the majority of us have transitioned to a life that is almost entirely built around virtual spaces. We are relying on virtual communication for work…

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Authored by Guest Writer Cheryl Conklin of Wellness Central. Current events likely have you feeling more stressed, worried, anxious and generally discombobulated than usual. You may feel out of sorts and out of sync with yourself. It is vital to reclaim your peace mentally, physically and emotionally. LiveWellFlow wants to help you be your best…

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You would not be alone if you are feeling anxious these days. If you’re experiencing anxiety you may be feeling restless, unfocused, tense. You may be worrying a lot and having problems sleeping. All of these signs of stress can ultimately have an impact on your physical and emotional health and your relationships with others. Effects of…

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It’s August. And, the state of things is still way up in the air. While there is much to remain deeply grateful for, this unsettledness can be emotionally distracting. And still, amidst the uncertainty, we have our daily responsibilities. There are our families to care for, work to be done, and homes to maintain. A…

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I was driving home the other day and noticed that my jaw was clenched. It was a bit of a surprise when I realized it. There weren’t any traffic jams. I hadn’t been cut off by another car. And I wasn’t feeling any physical pain. Of course, things are more than just a bit crazy for…

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In a recent issue, we talked about ways to address the worrying mind.  I’d like to build on that discussion with a related issue – the incessant mental noise that may occupy your mind and contribute to the worry. You know what I’m talking about. It’s that inner communication inside the mind.  It could be…

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Worry is a major cause of stress.  That is not to say that it does not have its place or concerns are not legitimate or meaningful. It can be a signal that something needs to be addressed. Often it becomes a vicious cycle though and relates to things we cannot control. When that happens, it…

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