Archive for the ‘Physical’ Category

Small Steps to Change

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Your current habits are stronger than any intentions you may have to incorporate a new one into your life.  Why do we find it so hard to change?  Our brains are great at maintaining what they know, meaning keeping the status quo.  Efficiency and safety are critical responsibilities of the mind.    The good habits we Read More…

Mirror Work

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This may sound silly, but when was the last time you looked in the mirror at yourself and said, “I love you.” What is mirror work?   It’s when you face yourself in the mirror, look into your eyes, and say affirmations to yourself. Louise Hay, in “You Can Heal Your Life,” clearly describes this simple Read More…

An Episode of Back Pain

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As the day progressed yesterday, my lower back became more tensed and by the end of the day, it was difficult to bend down or get up off the couch.    The pain was speaking to me. Last night I didn’t sleep that well because every time I turned, my back sent a message to me.  Read More…

The Stress Quartet

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We seem to have a steady diet of stress these days.   Similar to controlling our food intake, we need to find solutions to the stress we ingest into our bodies. Stress occurs when we have issues with finances, work, relationships or with ourselves. Life can be messy, so there are always opportunities for stress to Read More…

Are You Feeling Tired?

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I’ve definitely know what the feeling of fatigue is and lately I’ve been experiencing it more.  I’m basically healthy for an older adult so I know this tiredness is caused by other than sickness.  To be on the safe side, I did check out my fatigue with my doctor to insure that there were no Read More…

The Power of Forgiveness

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When was the last time you forgave someone? It’s not a common word in our vocabulary. I wonder why! I ask myself, how often have I forgiven another or myself and let go of the negative thoughts. As I grow older, I see the value of forgiveness. In my emotional suitcase are many past hurts, Read More…

No Such Thing As A Coincidence

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In 2004, I was exposed to Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) at a retreat in Santa Fe.   What fascinated me about this technique was that I could use it on any negative thought, at any time and it didn’t cost me money. That’s empowering!   What’s Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)?   EFT is based on acupuncture, without the Read More…

The Most Important Priority In My Life

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My health is the #1 priority in my life.  I don’t always treat it so, but my intention is to keep myself focused on my number one priority.  It’s a learning curve for me, and every day I wake up reminding myself that  “today my health is the most important focus for me.”  When I Read More…