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Mind & Body Health

Fall 2017

FALL When Autumn Comes When autumn comes to drop its leaves Unreconciled, the branches grieve. To enter winter’s long goodbye. Awaiting spring, again to sigh. -From a poem by Robert Johnson The seasons are a dazzling display of life’s ongoing and never ending transformations. From the cold dormancy and quiet white of winter, to the…

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The Longest Day—June 21, 2017

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month! “The Longest Day” is all about LOVE… LOVE for all those affected by Alzheimer’s Disease. June 21st is “The Longest Day” of the year. It is also the day chosen by the Alzheimer’s Association to focus on the need to raise funds for Alzheimer’s research. On this day,…

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We like to Move it…Move it… Or

The Wonderfully Amazing Extra Benefits of Exercise for Seniors We’ve all heard, probably for most of our lives, about the many benefits of exercise. We know that exercise helps us to have a healthier heart, better flexibility, more stability, stronger bones. But there is more! Exercise has many additional benefits, especially for seniors. Dr. John…

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MEDITATION (Part Two)

And, now that we have helped you to identify the many benefits of meditation, we can talk more about how to meditate. First and foremost, let’s consider the fact that here is yet another way that you can improve your health and the quality of your life all on your own…without the need of a…

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MEDITATION (Part One)

Everyone knows something about meditation.  A few of us are daily practitioners and love it.  Those folks can’t understand why we aren’t all meditating.  Some of us have tried meditation and been unsuccessful, at least in our own mind.  Some of us believe meditation to be something that only those crazy really “out there” people…

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Mindfulness

…because it’s really all there is. Living in the moment…sounds pretty simple, doesn’t it?  And yet, if you have really tried to do it for any length of time, you quickly discover it doesn’t take very long for your mind to begin to wander.  You’ll find your thoughts drifting into the past or sailing off…

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All You Need Is Love

Da da da da da…As sung by the Beatles, all those years ago! Valentine’s Day once again brings to mind the importance of Love in our lives. There is no other day of the year that emphasizes Love in quite the same way, so we wanted to take a few minutes to give Love its…

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Emotional Freedom Technique: Tapping to Health

This is the second in a two-part series on how to use natural methods to improve your health and reduce your stress levels. Emotional Freedom Technique, or “tapping”, provides a way for you to manage your daily stress and anxiety using a totally natural approach. It can be done in the comfort of your home and…

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How to be Healthy…Let me Count the Ways!

It was probably twenty years ago when I was first introduced to the idea that our body and mind are one, and that the way we think has a lot to do with the way we perceive the world.  What we think becomes what we believe and that creates our real world experience.  The really…

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