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Welcome to Week 7 of the ten-week New Year Health Challenge, courtesy of Christine Kling of Body Basics LLC in Boise ID. Meditation is the act of contemplating or reflecting, a continued or extended thought and/or devout spiritual introspection. This is actually something you do on a daily basis whether you’re in the car driving home or lying in...
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Happiness is a hot topic these days. It was the headliner on a Dr. Oz show a few weeks ago. Time Magazine featured the “Pursuit of Happiness” in its summer double issue. “What Happy People Do Differently” was the July cover of Psychology Today. My friend Tim Jones just wrote about happiness in his humor...
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How many of you are guilty (like myself!) of racing to the store last week to buy a Powerball ticket in hopes of overcoming the one in a billion odds? How many conversations did you have with friends centered around the topic of, “If I win, I will spend the money on..…….?” I can count...
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Do holidays make you tense, anxious or even depressed? Do short days, gray weather and an obsession over gift-giving accentuate your already-over-the-top grumpiness? Start undressing your stress this Thanksgiving by trying a few of these simple steps. Then rinse and repeat a few more times during the upcoming weeks. Get up and run. Or do...
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This past weekend, Luke participated in the Kids Ride of the Twilight Criterium, a fast-paced cycling race in the heart of downtown Boise. Admittedly, I was a very proud mom when I saw him pedaling his heart out at the end of the race, finishing close to the front of the pack. We may have a little...
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Whenever I lead health and wellness workshops, the one topic that garners a lot of attention is meditation. I am by no means an authority on the topic. Like many of you, I struggle with finding time to sit down, quiet down and settle down my mind. That said, I still believe in the power...
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No matter what we’re trying to accomplish, setting goals will help us get there. Age-old guidelines are available to assist us in goal setting: make them measurable, attainable, specific and time-sensitive. But sometimes setting goals can be an ambiguous process, like throwing darts blindfolded. In fact, when I recently formed a mastermind group with two...
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