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Amy Weintraub’s 2015 KYTA Keynote

Simple Practices to start the New Year off right:  Lesson’s learned from Amy Weintraub and LifeForce Yoga   The new calendar rolls around.  Time to make some changes, right?  Well, here are some helpful practices that I’ve learned from Amy Weintraub one of my main yoga teachers over the past 30 years. Finding Your True […]

Giving Thanks, especially in times of mistakes

  Aggghhhhh.   Some days are just like that.  You know, when mistakes, boo-boo’s and other misfortunes keep happening.  Monday was one of those days for me.  I don’t know about you, but I hate making mistakes.  On Monday, not only did I make one mistake, but I had to stop counting.  It’s generally not […]

[Research] “Psychologist explores how meaningfulness cultivates well-being.” October 23rd, 2014

Time and money spent on meaningful choices is often associated with lasting positive consequences, according to a Stanford professor. Jennifer Aaker, a social psychologist at Stanford Graduate School of Business, recently organized a collection of research papers on meaningfulness for the Journal of Consumer Research. In her own research, Aaker, the General Atlantic Professor of […]

Putting the pieces together – Bob Silverstein

 Bob Silverstein writes a newsletter about risk management, poker, and life.  His latest includes information on neuroscience, on soothing, and comforting.  Always interesting subjects!     In the beginning When my wife and I had our first child, our pediatrician gave us some very good advice. He said we should swaddle our son; that is, […]

Things to ponder about Self-Compassion

  If we cannot treat ourselves with kindness then it can be difficult to relate to others.  It becomes even more difficult to have compassion and empathy with strangers or those we do not like. Kristin Neff’s work on self compassion urges us to learn to treat ourselves with kindness especially in times of set backs […]

Breathing meditation helps military vets with PTSD – Stanford study

Breathing meditation helps military vets with PTSD – Stanford study

  reposted from meditation-helps-ptsd-090514    Stanford scholar helps veterans recover from war trauma Newly published research by Stanford scholar Emma Seppala shows how meditation and breathing exercises can help military veterans recover from post-traumatic stress disorder. By Clifton B. Parker Breathing meditation is a powerful ally for military veterans recovering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according […]

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