Mental Health Awareness Month

May 25, 2018

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. The goal of this over-60-year-old tradition is to raise awareness of mental illness, what life is like for those with mental health conditions, and how to improve mental health and wellness. In addition, another aim is to reduce the stigma around mental health conditions by acknowledging both their prevalence […]

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Link Between Emotional Health and Physical Health

May 10, 2018

2018 “Live Intentionally” Speaker Series Recap: Dr. Thomas Cabell Connection Between Emotional Health and Physical Health   Maybe everything is connected? That idealistic thought is proving true—particularly when it comes to physical and emotional health. At our 2018 “Live Intentionally” Speaker Series about grief and loss, Dr. Thomas Cabell, Cardiologist at Centennial Heart at TriStar […]

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The Struggle Switch

September 25, 2017

Do you struggle with difficult, painful thoughts and feelings on a regular basis?  Do you try with all of your strength to get rid of or avoid them?  If so, you are definitely not alone! In his book, The Happiness Trap, Dr. Russ Harris explains a reason why we tend to struggle with painful thoughts, feelings, memories, etc.  His explanation […]

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Mindfulness Interrupted

August 7, 2017

I’ve been thinking about mindfulness a lot lately.  It sounds like such a good idea!  You know, being fully present in this very moment.  And yet, I struggle with the same problem many people do: my mind is all over the place…. except right HERE, right NOW. I was recently online reading about mindfulness on […]

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A Simple Challenge

May 10, 2017

Recently I’ve noticed the topic of minimalism riding another wave of popularity in media. The concept of living simpler in an increasingly complex society is understandably attractive. Learning to live simpler means learning to filter out our lives’ clutter so we can focus on what truly matters. Dreaming of a simpler life is nice, but […]

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