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  • Writing a New Script

    A lot of us are on healing journeys. We are seekers striving for better health, life and wellness. It can sometimes take a lot of courage to step out of the known, the familiar, and what feels...

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  • Living on Purpose

    Are you living in your purpose? Not your career or job, but your purpose. As a physician, I strongly believe that the path to purpose leads to good health and life fulfillment. This is a topic that...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Breaking Bad Habits

    Moving from summertime to the fall season brings with it more routine as we let go of longer days, eating outdoors, beach vacations and summer foods. Even when we are no longer of the age that we...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Simple, Easy, Every Day Meditation

    At the time meditation burst on the scene, I was in college trying to make sense of the 60’s. I didn’t understand what meditation was, but the Beatles were doing it and that got my attention. Beatles...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Meditation, Mindfulness and Yoga for Kids

    Educators and parents alike are taking notice of the stress that surrounds our children on a daily basis. The stressors and demands of modern American society leaves students at a disadvantage that can only be remedied by...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Choose Love, Not Fear

    When things get stressful in relationships, it is not uncommon for there to be an outburst of anger. Someone gets angry and exhibits behavior that can border on violent or manifest in other ways, such as coldness,...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Break Your Routine and End Those Bad Habits

    I’m sure you have heard people say, “I am on autopilot,” or “I could do it in my sleep.” Quite literally, once something becomes a habit we are automatically doing things without thought behind them. The thought...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Can You Rewrite Your Story About Fear?

    There is nothing that strikes fear into the hearts and minds of all of us like the word cancer. The Big C. It doesn’t matter if it is our diagnosis, that of a family member, a friend,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • You Can Have it All in Life

    What does it mean to live our life with purpose and make conscious choices that will guide us towards health and happiness? For many of us, we wake up every morning with aches and pain, and various...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • All Your Questions about Spirituality, Energy and Health Answered!

    I am grateful for the opportunity to help people experience the world I feel we are moving through and stepping into. This column is question and answer format to provide those interested, a chance to ask questions...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • All Your Questions about Spirituality, Energy and Health Answered!

    I am grateful for the opportunity to help people experience the world I feel we are moving through and stepping into. This column is question and answer format to provide those interested, a chance to ask questions...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • A Message From Your Superconscious Mind

    Most of you don’t know me, or even know that I exist for that matter and that’s OK. I know you and guide you whenever I can. I’m the one that pops those out of the box...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • All Your Questions about Spirituality, Energy and Health Answered!

    I am grateful for the opportunity to help people experience the world I feel we are moving through and stepping into. This column is question and answer format to provide those interested, a chance to ask questions...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • When Post Vacation Blues are a Wake Up Call

    Vacations are meant to provide respite for our physical, mental and spiritual bodies after what can be endless hours, days, weeks and months of brutal work and life routine. For most of us, the minute we finish...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Carve Out Some “Me” Time this Summer

    I love summer! There’s really nothing like it. For many of us, our schedules don’t change drastically during the summer season. If we have school aged children, they may be in camps or at home with a...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Being Mindful in Every Day Life

    The term mindfulness has been part of the spiritual conversation for thousands of years through Buddhism, Hinduism, and even in the Muslim/Christian and Judaic traditions. But secular mindfulness – mindfulness devoid of any spiritual quest is what...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • All Your Questions about Spirituality, Energy and Health Answered!

    I am grateful for the opportunity to help people experience the world I feel we are moving through and stepping into. This column is question and answer format to provide those interested, a chance to ask questions...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Being a Mindful Man in a Crazy World

    Every day in my practice I speak to patients about the significant role that stress plays in our lives. We discuss the tendency toward an overactive ‘fight or flight’ response within the nervous system and its downstream...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Skip Being the Good Mom and Get Naughty

    I spent years trying to be the Good Mom. One year I grew Roma tomatoes in clay pots that I hand painted with the kids handprints. I blanched, peeled, blended, stewed and canned my way to the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Power of Meditation and Mindfulness for Stressed Out Mom’s

    Motherhood. Wow! Children add a new dimension to our lives. Our lives are full. We have unending to do lists. We multitask well. Adding meditation practices radically improves our ability to cope with and even thrive with...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Trouble Getting Pregnant Again? Using Mind-Body Techniques for Secondary Infertility

    Couples look forward to growing their families and can be in for a shock when baby No. 2 is not so easy to conceive, especially when they had no trouble before. According to the National Center for...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Making Moments Count: How to Recognize and Claim Your Life Purpose

    After I graduated from medical school, I began my training to become a physician. I had always wanted to help others, and I believed this was the way I would do it. Soon after I began the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Mindful Eating Meets Mindful Self-Compassion

    Another new year dawns and with it comes the barrage of weight loss plans, some balanced, others not and most promising a ‘quick fix”. The diet industries’ profit margins soar each January with the well intentioned New...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Five Ways to Get Your Skin Ready for Winter

    There’s nothing more harsh on our skin than cold, dry conditions. Anyone who lives in a climate where winters are harsh knows that cold winter air can wreak absolute havoc on otherwise beautiful skin. It’s not just...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Healthy Holiday Eating, Sticking To Your Goals

    Most people overestimate the amount of weight gained during the holidays. According to The New York Times, the average weight gain for a U.S. adult between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is only a pound. Individuals who...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Gift That Keeps On Giving

    It’s that time of year when many of us start making our list of who’s been naughty and nice. Then we wrack our brains as to what to get them for the holiday. This list can be...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Is It Possible to Find the Joy Again?

      Reading or hearing about the side effects of prescription medication for depression is enough to make anyone depressed and anxious! And then there’s the second prescription for the side effects of the first prescription and so...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • How to Cure the Busy Lifestyle Syndrome (BLS)

    So what is BLS? Sounds more like bullshit but unfortunately it is not. It’s the real deal and all of us suffer from it, well maybe not all of us, but most of us, myself included. According...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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