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Mindfulness In 2017

It’s a little after 4:00 PM and I’m just catching my breath. I’ve been running all over the hospital trying to put out the usual psychiatric consultation fires. 556 more words

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The Practice of Honoring Yourself

This morning was day 2 of this year’s 31 days of yoga practice, and the planks and downward-facing dog poses reminded me that I wanted to also share this: I enjoy experiencing these videos AND I don’t do them exactly as they are led. 304 more words


Pour it onto the page: writing how we feel can help us connect to our emotions

“I can shake off everything as I write; my sorrows disappear, my courage is reborn.”
― Anne Frank

Mindfulness sometimes conjures up images of monks and nuns, seated with their eyes closed, in a deep state of contemplative, contented awareness. 1,029 more words

4 ways to combat stress and cultivate positive emotions

“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”
― William James

When we read about the benefits of mindfulness, we often come across advice on how we can deal effectively with our negative emotions. 1,354 more words

Being in the Moment

Hi there my lovely readers! Happy eve of Christmas Eve to everyone. For those who celebrates Hanukkah, happy eve of the first day of Hanukkah to you all! 1,041 more words


The Extra Value of Complementary and Alternative Care

The Extra Value of Complementary and Alternative Care
Highlights from keynote speaker Lynne Bentley
at LifeSpark’s-Touching Tomorrow event October 28,2016

Lynne Bentley, PhD, MBA, RN, AOCNS is the Director of the Cancer Centers of Colorado at Saint Joseph Hospital. 472 more words

Default Mode Network: Wandering

I’ve been mulling over the Default Mode Network (DMN) lately. What got me interested in the DMN was Dr. George Dawson’s Real Psychiatry blog post “Coffee Shop Neuroscience” published on October 22, 2016. 433 more words

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