We all hope that the end of 2020 will also mark the end of the woes that came with the year.We also hope that we become a better version of ourselves in the coming year. Habits can make or break you. They can sabotage your goals instead of nurturing them. Adopt these self-care habits to…

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Being of service to others is to be of help to the people around you.  It’s all about focusing on others and not yourself.  You might wonder how this might improve your well-being. It is well-established among religious texts that being of service to others is a key to living well.  Helping others help oneself.…

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In addition to its notoriety in the New Testament, the Babylonians and Assyrians would burn Frankincense in religious ceremonies and the ancient Egyptians used Frankincense resin for everything from perfume to salves for soothing skin. Primary Benefits Ingest to support healthy cellular function* May provide a soothing aromatic experience Helps reduce the appearance of skin…

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Primary Benefits * Soothes occasional skin irritations * Used topically, Lavender can help keep the skin and scalp looking clean and healthy * Lavender oil reduces anxious feelings and promotes peaceful sleep** Helps ease feelings of tension* * Supports the immune system, the nervous system, and the cardiovascular system.* * Evokes feelings of self-awareness and…

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The gut-brain connection essentially means that the brain has direct effect on the stomach and the digestive tract and vice versa.  A troubled brain will send signals to the gut and a trouble gut will send signals to the brain.  For example, a distressed stomach or intestinal tract could lead to anxiety or depression, but…

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I have experienced resistance probably more frequently than I would like to admit.  However, as Rossman (2000) explains, resistance is just our mind and body’s way of putting up its defenses and protecting us from the thoughts and feelings that seem too difficult to handle.  Resistance is a normal part of psychological functioning that allows…

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Set-up: We are going on a journey together. I can’t say where or how we’ll get there, just that we are going. You get to choose all the things you would like to bring along. We’ve plenty of room. There are five categories of things to bring. You’ll have 3 mins per category to write…

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A symptom functions as a natural warning sign, similar to the gauges and lights on a car, indicating that there is something wrong or something that is requiring our attention (Rossman, 2000).  Symptoms can present themselves physically or emotionally.  Rossman (2000) describes the work of Leslie LeCron and seven common unconscious reasons for the development…

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A body scan meditation is designed to help you become more mindful and aware of your bodily sensations. A body scan may also help to reduce stress and tension, as well as improve overall well-being.

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