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Birth: it's as simple as breathing (kind of)

Breathing is the only thing you can control—most of the time. We’ve all heard that patterned breathing during labor is a crucial way to get through the daunting process of giving birth, and it is, but there’s no tried and true pattern (except at certain crucial times when you need to either push or refrain from pushing). 378 more words

Pregnancy

3-Minute Breathing Space Meditation

Entering the Moment with the 3-Minute Breathing Space Meditation
– by Ben Gaibel, LCSW

The 3-Minute Breathing Space Meditation is a mini meditation that can be used to bring mindfulness into the busyness of daily life, and to steady ourselves in the midst of overwhelming situations.  466 more words

Mind Body

May: National Mental Health Awareness Month

So much going on this month of May. Beginning with the most important (in my book): National Mental Health Awareness Month!

Why is it that our society cares more about how we look and function on the outside than how we feel and function on the inside? 1,052 more words

Being Present

From Blessed to Stressed, Part 2

As we exit Stress Awareness Month, I wanted to share a specific practice may allow you to have another perspective on stress. In the Mindfulness -Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) class we define stress as change, which is an inevitable part of life. 949 more words

Wellness

From Stressed to Blessed

(This blog post was adapted from a piece written for HeraHub: Co-working Space for Women– for April is STRESS AWARENESS MONTH)

The demands of the business day seem to continuously pile up: the phone calls, emails, voicemails, budgets, reports, and meetings on the schedule. 924 more words

Wellness

2 New Mindfulness Classes in Downtown St. Petersburg

Mindful Awareness Training-8 (MBSR)

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, DayQuest Life Healthy-Mind Services will begin 7 weekly classes from 7:00 – 8:30 PM at the Station House Mind-Body-Station. 778 more words

Mindful Solutions

Mindful Letter from Bev: Happy 20th Birthday MBSR!

Just got this letter from Bev with an update on mindfulness. It turns out this is the 20th birthday for the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) programs at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics! 2,004 more words

Psychosomatic Medicine