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Nature and Intelligence

Nature and intelligence. How smart we humans think we are compared to other animals. With our technology, houses, cars, and adornments. And yet we are ignorant with intelligence compared to even the smallest animals. Take this chipmunk. His/her keen intellect warns of a coming storm, bad weather, danger, and safety. This little animal does not [...]

By |2017-05-13T22:34:05+00:00May 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

We meet people from all walks of life, with different education, backgrounds, and careers. Recently, Dr. Deb met with a person who is recently divorced after 50 years of marriage. Throughout the years he relied on alcohol to suppress stress. His question, "Why did it take me so long (to decide to make the change)?" [...]

By |2017-01-09T16:21:50+00:00January 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mindfulness, Myths, and More!

I will admit that seeing the title of Mindful Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief, Barry Boyce, recent email blast: 5 things people get wrong about mindfulness, an immediate thought came to mind, “Yeah, I can think of more than 5.” Noticing my immediate thought, I made the decision to take a mindful pause from my day and read [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00December 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|1 Comment

Survivor 2 Warrior: Part 3

Happy 4th of July, Everyone! I know today is tough for a lot of people and as the day goes on it’ll get tougher. I’m living proof that yes, you can get your life back, start feeling normal and amazing. Relationships can get better, stronger, and the journey can be without being controlled by the [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00July 4th, 2015|Stress, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mindful Change

Change.  Change is constant yet people resist change.  There are many reasons why people resist change; everything from it’s too different from what is ‘normal’ to being forced to change. Though this is true reality, so are the advantages to change.  I find that many people already know benefits of change.  Heck, I’ve feel the [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00September 16th, 2014|Change, Mindfulness|0 Comments

Corporate Policies Gone Bad

Corporate policies. Every company has them, every leadership team develops them.  Once developed, employees are spoon-fed and even become cheerleaders of their company’s policies.  Employees take pride in memorizing and knowing by heart these policies! Corporate policies offer structure, a consistent way of doing things, ease of training during the on boarding process, and can [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00September 13th, 2014|PTSD|0 Comments

Mindfulness, Parenting, and Rewards: What We Can Learn from Young George Washington

In today’s world, it seems like everyone gets a reward.  Kids get rewarded for just showing up.  Heck, attend any kid’s birthday party and even the guests receive a gift.  I’ve done this myself…those outrageous goodie bags – when did that start, anyhow? Back to rewards. As parents, what do we reward?  Do we reward [...]

Mindful Eating on Fat Tuesday

It’s just about lunchtime and I’m wondering about how people are fairing on their fare this Fat Tuesday.  Traditionally, Fat Tuesday is the day of feasting before the fast.  Days before Fat Tuesday, food establishments such as restaurants and even grocery stores market to consumers with slogans of indulging in great feasts.  Usually these attempts [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:31+00:00March 4th, 2014|Mindfulness, Uncategorized, Wellness|0 Comments