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    Stress and Perception: Can stress be lowered through our perception of reality?

      What do you see here?  What are your lenses?  How are you perceiving your reality?   Stress-A little is beneficial, too much can be wreaking havoc for our health Stress, we can all relate, at one time or another, to being stressed-out and the experienced effects of too much stress: mood changes, exhaustion, trouble sleeping, changes in appetite and diet etc.  Maybe you’ve caught yourself thinking or saying: “I’m stressed-out” “I’m at the end of my rope” “I’m feeling…

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    If It’s Important to you…Never Give Up!

    “Develop success from failures. Discouragement and failure are two of the surest stepping stones to success.” Dale Carnegie   I thought I would take this opportunity to write about what I see so often in practice…the struggle to success.  Every day I have the opportunity to work with brave men and women that decide to take on and conquer their health. Some of these individuals have been struggling with their health and/or weight for years, and despite previous failed attempts,…

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    People Pleasers Unite

        Article By: Amanda Weber, Happiness Coach amandameditates.com Calling All People Pleasers! Yes, I’m talking to you! The person who said yes even though in the pit of your stomach you swore you wouldn’t.  The beautiful soul who so hated to confront conflict that she said yes to that project at work that she really didn’t even feel qualified, let alone the bandwidth, to do.  And yes, that person who loves her kids so much that she puts them…

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    Finding Balance in Our Often “Over-Scheduled” Lives

    Do you wear busyness like a badge of honour awarding yourself brownie points for multi-tasking, functioning on little sleep and skipping lunches? Are you often overwhelmed by the over-scheduled nature of life? Early alarm clocks, breakfast on the go, kids to school, you to work, meetings, the gym when energy permits, dinner, homework, the dog!, lunches packed, teeth brushed, crash and repeat… Seeking balance in your day when it resembles an over-flowing cup of coffee can seem out of reach.…