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Here is the scenario (let me know if this sounds familiar): You read an article or book about mindfulness, or listen to yet another podcast about someone who is winning at life and attributes it to his or her meditation practice. You tell yourself, “I’ve GOT to start meditating!” And maybe you do. You wake...
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Do you strive to do things in JUST the right way? Do you insist on loading the dishwasher your way? Do you have trouble showing your work if it’s not at its absolute best? Do you avoid difficult tasks if you think that you can’t handle them masterfully? Or maybe it’s your child who shows...
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"4 Mindful Eating Tips for the Whole Family" by Dr. Kristen Race, author of Mindful Parenting and founder of Mindful Life. – Mindful eating is not a diet or about giving up your favorite foods. It’s about experiencing food more intensely. There are no menus or food restrictions. Instead, you will develop a new mindset around food.

Are you on a new diet for the New Year? Or did you write “Eat better” on your New Year’s Resolution list? Or maybe you hate making New Year’s Resolutions because you learned long ago that they never stick. No matter your enthusiasm (or lack thereof) for starting anew, you can implement REAL change into...
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Making sure that no one ever sees us sweat should only be the goal of the deodorant industry. Instead, having faith in yourself that you are more than equipped to handle life's challenges is the better option.

In 2012, I was asked to give my first TEDx talk. About 10 minutes after hanging up the phone with the organizers, I went from being very flattered to being very freaked out. It was hard enough to condense my life’s work into a 15-minute talk, but how was I going to remember and successfully...
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If Life feels like snowmageddon, just grab a sled and find a little playfulness in the storm

Recently, I was walking my dog before heading into work. I was on a quiet residential street near our house when a good friend of mine drove by. Due to my busy travel schedule, we had been playing phone tag for weeks and hadn’t seen each other in person in at least a few months....
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mindful

There’s no point in sugarcoating this topic. There’s currently a lot of negative, fearful, angry and defensive information being thrown at us on a minute by minute basis. Taking care of our own well-being and sanity must become a priority in a time like this. Now more than ever, we need to take precautions, in...
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