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Simple mindfulness exercise for staying calm & centered. Greetings readers! Work can be hard. We’re all susceptible to stress and anxiety, but there are ways to counteract these things. Mindfulness is a mental state of awareness of all that is around us and inside of us. It is a state of calmness, where the body’s autonomic nervous system is activated. With repeated practice you can activate your own mindfulness at any time. Throughout the day and before you go to sleep take in a series of breaths. Instead of allowing your mind to wander over the day’s concerns and letting stress...

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“Are you being too uptight?” I have to ask this question of myself sometimes in order to loosen myself up. What happens is that life can beat us up and it can stress us out Then, it creates a cycle of being stressed which leads to feeling like you need to be uptight in order to survive, which only leads to more stress, and so it goes around and around. I get stuck in that cycle from time to time even though I fully believe in and want flow in my life. Flow is beautiful. It is a peaceful feeling that...

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exercising creaky knees
Do you notice when you squat to pick something up or get up from a low chair your knees creak or grind?  Or maybe when you go down stairs, one of your knees feels like buckling? Our knees take a lot of abuse from years of carrying our weight. For every 1 pound, we're putting 4 pounds of pressure on our knees. For example, 20 pounds of excess weight is equal to 80 pounds of pressure on our knees. Inversely, for every pound lost, we ease 4 pounds of pressure on our knees.  There are many factors that affect the weight bearing forces on the...

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"Every day, each of us makes a multitude of choices that will impact the quality of our lives. Some of these choices are minor and will only affect the next few minutes, hours or days, while others will completely change the direction of our lives. Some choices are easy to make, some are more difficult. Some will lead us straight to success, while others will bring us face-to–face with failure. …But what’s imperative for each of us to know is that, no matter how large or small, easy or difficult, each choice that we make, individually or collectively, alters the direction of our lives.”...
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setting realistic goals and expectations
When I woke in the middle of the night for the 3rd time to go to the bathroom (incontinence again!),  I found myself muttering.  Of course, the middle of the night is the worst time to think about anything, and I was panicking about what wouldn't get done today.   One thing I'm good at is capitalizing on what happens to me and using it in my work.   Hence, today's post. It's a new year and you've probably made plenty of useless resolutions. Why not think about this?    What can you do to GET RID OF THE SHOULD and FOCUS ON THE CAN...