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Woman with eyes closedWant to get in the right head space to reach your goals? Being relaxed before you think about your goals puts you there. Ever heard of progressive relaxation?

Progressive Relaxation

Find a comfortable place to sit or lie down. Take a few deep breaths to slow down. Start with your toes on one foot. Breathe relaxation into them. Breathe in relaxation and out tension. Continue reading

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There is more to life than increasing its speed. ~Ghandi

 

Last week I had the opportunity to take a few days off work to go on a ski trip. It was absolutely fantastic!! I loved being in the fresh mountain air exercising my body, laughing with people, and having fun skiing in light, fluffy powder. I couldn’t believe it was early April and the snow could be so good!! Continue reading

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woman meditatingI’m reading a really interesting book called, Learning to Breathe by Alison Wright. Alison is an international photojournalist who was working in Laos when she was in a terrible bus accident. Continue reading

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Peaceful lake in the mountains

I once was on an overnight backpacking trip at a beautiful mountain lake with a couple of friends. The mosquitoes were bad—really bad—and we didn’t have any bug spray. We spent some time in our tents but quickly grew restless because it was so beautiful and sunny outside. Continue reading

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Sleeping betterIt’s amazing what a difference a good night’s sleep can make on our whole outlook on life. Sleep affects so much—our physical and mental health, our ability to do our jobs, our relationships, our ability to get those daily chores done, or to have fun doing things that help make life so worthwhile. Continue reading

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Woman and dog gazing at each otherI’ve always loved animals.  I’ve had dogs for most of my life and enjoy their unconditional love and affection. My dog has always greeted me at my door tail wagging excitedly no matter what kind of a day I’ve had. Continue reading

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Relaxing blowing bubblesHere’s a list of reasons why relaxation is so important. As a psychologist and life coach, I still need to remind myself of its value. Not because I don’t inherently know it, but because although it’s something I aim to do daily, it can sometimes seem like a million-and-one other things need to get done first. You see, I’m also a mother, a step-mother, a wife, a daughter, a daughter-in-law, a friend, a conference chairperson, a volunteer, and a woman. Like many other people I can still get swept away in the busy momentum of life–and relaxation, at times can seem like it just doesn’t come often enough. Continue reading

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