Cop a Squat and Quiet Your Mind

I've shared my thoughts on meditation before but you guys, you have to try it!  Even just 5 minutes is beneficial.  It's enough time to slow down, focus and quiet that ever-present "monkey brain" that we all have. (And yes, let's just acknowledge that you are really busy, you have things to do, you don't …

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Neuro…What?

Neuroplasticity (the ability of the human brain to physically re-arrange itself in response to outside stimulus) is one of the key benefits of mindful meditation. By redirecting our thoughts in response to situations we use/create different pathways in our brain. The more we use these new pathways, the stronger they become and the more we …

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Meditation Life Hack

According to Wikipedia, Meditation is a practice where an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or for the mind to simply acknowledge its content without becoming identified with that content, or as an end in itself. Health and wellness experts tout the benefits of practicing meditation to …

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Goal Setting 101

Ok, it's March, how is the "new you" coming along?  Are you running, spinning, meditating, eating more leafy greens, playing with your kids more or working less like you promised on January 1st? If not, maybe your goal needs a fine tuning.  Broad, sweeping goals are fine and dandy but in order to reach those …

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