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Stress Management – Part 2 of 3: Mindset and Moving

“Whether you think you can, or can’t, you are right.” Henry Ford Our best chance of success in managing and reducing stress is first understanding that our mindset is everything. We are complex beings layered with years of beliefs, values, identities, inborn traits, thoughts, habits, routines, and rules that make up who we think we

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Stress Management Part 1 of 3

“Awareness is the greatest agent for change.” Eckhart Tolle According to the World Health Organization, stress has been classified as the health epidemic of the 21st century, and this was pre-pandemic! 80% of people are overwhelmed by stress at least once per week and chronic stress destroys our mental and physical health.  We are wired

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Leading with Feeling

Emotional intelligence (EQ) in leadership is often perceived as touchy-feely. The truth is, EQ is the secret to better decision making, influence, communication, mental resilience, and mental health.  When we develop EQ, we can tap into a deeper understanding of ourselves and our environment.  Having a vision for your business and setting goals is critical,

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Alone

I planned some time alone at the end summer to write and reflect. Spending time alone is beautiful concept that I rarely experience and often romanticize. When I arrived at our island cottage, it seemed extra quiet without the usual buzz of family & friends. I proceeded to make myself busy, doing all the things

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Can’t stop the waves

We can train our minds to become stronger than our emotions. A fav quote from the creator of the Mindfulness-based stress reduction program, Jon Kabat-Zinn illustrates this beautifully. “You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” Life just keeps unfolding as it will, despite your preferences. With greater self-awareness, we can all

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Peace is Priceless!

 I hope you all are having a beautiful summer so far enjoying whatever it is that you love to do. As I continue to expand my mindfulness practice with clients and in my journey, I have become quite passionate about the emotion and feeling of peace. Another coach I worked with on a retreat this

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Repetition Rewires the Brain

Repetition REWIRES the Brain. Repetition REWIRES the Brain. Repetition REWIRES the Brain. If you want to make a change, start with 1. 1 Meditation 1 Cold Shower 1 Journal Entry 1 Workout 1 Whatever you have been putting off for ‘someday’. Do that 1 thing starting today and keep going! …”Excellence then is not an

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Mind & Body Training

 It’s no secret that regular physical training is a powerful way to overcome stress and elevate your health, (mind and body).   But it wasn’t until I started deliberate mind (and spirit) training, did I realize how this all fits together and just how much more expansion is possible, on every level! For all of

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Some days feel Grey

And that’s OK. Be kind to yourself. Slow down. Practice self-care. But don’t ever give up! Get back up and keep moving forward. Days will be sunny, and days will be grey. Either way, this too shall pass. The light inside shines brightly. Always. Take care of yourself, and have a peaceful day. 💙🙏

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Are you feeling Heavy?

Sometimes we are not aware of the weight we are carrying until we feel the weight of its release. We forget to breathe with intention, move our body and connect to nature. It doesn’t matter if you are in traffic, at work or, facing a toxic confrontation, pause to notice how you are feeling and

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