Category: Week 3

Make This Summer Count

It’s summertime. The kids are out of school, the weather is heating up, and people are heading to the beach. This is usually the season of fun and relaxation, but it can also be a time of personal discovery and growth. With a little help, you can truly make summer count and have your most…
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Midlife Crisis or Midlife Growth?

It’s common for a middle-aged American to experience a midlife crisis, but this chapter in their lives doesn’t have to be a breaking point. With Mindful direction, a midlife “crisis” could be an opportunity for growth. The term “midlife crisis” was first coined in 1965 by psychoanalyst, Elliot Jacques. It’s defined as a time in…
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Resolving Household Disputes

Household chores and financial matters are two common causes for household disputes between couples. Arguing over who should pick up a gallon of milk or pay the next water bill are minor issues that can lead to major problems. Sixty-two percent of couples believe that sharing household responsibilities is necessary for a successful relationship. And couples…
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Turtle Power

Turtles have long been respected by various cultures around the world. For Native Hawaiians, the Green Sea Turtles were considered ancestral deities known as aumakuas. And in Vietnamese culture, turtles are revered. Just last year the nation mourned the death of one particular turtle named Cụ Rùa. So, it’s a particularly cruel twist of fate…
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10 Tips For The Best Staycation Ever

Do you look forward to sharing the highways with 42 million people this Memorial Day weekend? Do you want to spend a lot of money, get in horrible traffic, spend time packing, and make arrangements for your pets? Or do you want to surrender, relax and plan a glorious fun staycation with you, family or…
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Memorial Day Weekend Travel Tips

The stress of holiday traveling can put a person over the top and with Memorial Day weekend being the first major holiday of the summer season it can be a particularly stressful time. Here are a few mindful Memorial Day weekend travel tips. Millions of people are packing a bag and heading for a restful…
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Brain Boosting Blueberry Smoothie

This is Kathleen’s perfect health brew and it is a great way to wake up your mind, body, and soul to start the day. Blueberries: Research shows blueberries contain the highest level of antioxidants of all fruits and vegetables which helps prevent cancer and other diseases. A six year study of 16,010 elderly participants found that blueberries…
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5 Best Mocktails for Memorial Day

We tend to save the red, white, and blue decorations for the Fourth of July, but let’s not forget Memorial Day. Formerly known as Decoration Day, Memorial Day originally celebrated Civil War soldiers. Today it honors all of our soldiers. As you host your Memorial Day barbecues, pool parties, and block parties, remember to make…
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How Meditation Helps Your Mind, Body and Soul

Why should you meditate? Let us help you learn how meditation helps your body and soul. Meditation means awareness. So as a result, whatever you do with awareness and free from other distractions is considered meditation. For example, listening to your heartbeat is meditation; watching the sunrise is meditation. The word meditation comes from two…
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Too Anxious to Meditate?

Celebrate National Meditation Month It’s National Meditation Month. Many of us believe we are too anxious to learn to meditate. It is as simple as breathing and you control how long you practice. There are many benefits of meditation. It’s a practice that relaxes the body, reduces anxiety, calms the mind and creates greater awareness.…
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