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Can You Stay Mindful Under Pressure?

March 10, 2016 - Heather - in category A Holistic Approach to Mental Health

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How do you work towards a goal without stressing about it? How do you handle it mindfully if you’re not on target? How do you work from a place of joy and abundance, sharing your talents with the world when you are feeling spread thin? Does meditation and mindfulness mean you can’t be productive anymore? Does it mean you have to choose between happiness/contentedness or creative productivity & putting something good into the world? I’m not actually going to answer those questions . . . but think about them.

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Are You a Cell Phone Addict?

March 03, 2016 - Heather - in category A Holistic Approach to Mental Health

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I’ll admit it, I’m no better at avoiding distractions than the next gal. My various cell phone apps call to me, even with the notifications turned off. I want to feel connected to people and popular! I want to have “things going on.” I work on my computer while intermittently checking my phone. I check my phone while watching TV or a movie. I walk down the street checking my phone at times. Not surprisingly, I definitely have a love/hate relationship with my cell phone. I’m definitely into it, but seriously question (and doubt) if it’s enhancing the quality of my life in any way.

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