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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

A Child’s Wisdom

Kids. We can learn a lot from kids.  Sometimes kids are our teachers.  As adults, if we listen...truly listen, talk, ask questions...we find that yes, indeed they are the ones who are wise. This pix is a summary of a conversation with my 9 y.o. son.  It happened tonight.  He's an amazing kid. No bias, [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00November 29th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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

The Messy Meaning of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. The word is getting attention.  The meaning of the word is getting attention.  Take Mindful Magazine’s recent response to New York Times’ “The Muddied Meaning of Mindfulness.” I read both articles.  I will admit that my first learning of the two articles came as an email from Mindful Magazine landing in my inbox; I’m [...]

By |2016-11-21T18:37:30+00:00April 29th, 2015|Mindfulness|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
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