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Ways to Actively Meditate

Starting a meditation practice can be hard.  Nobody “finds enlightenment” after the first few attempts, so its easy to get discouraged.  Nevertheless, the practice has so many benefits it’s worth finding something that fits your style.  Here’s a few options for those tortured with sitting still… Walk In Nature:  A change in scenery can do wonders for rerouting the dialogue…

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Morning Routine

There is a stillness in the early mornings that make it a very special time of the day.  It holds an opportunity for you to start things out the way you want, before life’s demands take over.  Even if you’re not a “morning person”, the benefit of some simple practices are available for everyone. Jobs, school, and appointments fill up…

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Essential Health Habits That Take Some Getting Used To

Reshaping your health habits takes time and dedication.  Our daily efforts and actions have a tremendous influence on how we feel…about everything!  Most of us demand immediate results, but substantial changes take time.  Don’t give up on these three! Meditation:  There’s an old Zen saying that goes “You should sit in meditation for 20 minutes a day.  Unless you’re too…

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Ways to Start a Meditation Practice

A regular meditation practice can have a profound impact on your overall health and well being. As little as five minutes a day can greatly improve your physical and emotional health. Here’s a few ways to explore the power behind being quiet. Start Small: When you begin a meditation practice, it is difficult to “feel” the benefits right away or…

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Pay Attention to Your Body’s Messages

Like anything in life that we use on a regular basis, maintenance and care are necessary. Our bodies will give us feedback like tight muscles, aches, pains, or various forms of discomfort. Sometimes these signs are minor and easy to ignore, sometimes they demand immediate attention. A daily practice of tuning in to your body’s messages is a staple of…

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This simple, beautiful practice has been used since the beginning of time to provide clarity, calm, and a long list of health benefits. Modern societies, and finally health care professionals, have finally caught up to the simplistic wonders of sitting in quiet.  The best part about meditation is that anybody can try it on some level. On a physical level,…

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