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Safe Harbor with Community
Connecting Mood Wellness

Finding a ‘Safe Harbor’ with Community

Whenever you are dealing with a struggle in your life, whether it’s your emotional or physical health, it can make all the difference to be part of a community of people who are struggling with similar issues. “We’re all just walking each other home.”…

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Mood Wellness

Posture Perfect!

This New York Times Well-Blog highlights the importance of posture from many dimensions. Research in embodied cognition shows the mind body connection goes both ways; that our posture can validate negative thoughts or emotions or remedy them. Postures that make our bodies feel smaller…

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Mood Wellness

FaceTime In-Person For Your Health

What creates and maintains health and well-being? Well, one hint is the old adage that money and fame don’t buy happiness. Research now shows that robust secure relationships with family, friends and community keeps us healthier. Loneliness is toxic. It contributes to declining health,…

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Connecting Mood Wellness

Walking and Rumination

Feeling in an emotional rut or want to get the creative juices flowing? The solution can be as easy as walking in the park. Nature nourishes! Research shows a simple walk in a natural environment reduces rumination. Rumination is repetitive thoughts focused on negative…

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