Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present and fully engaged in what you are doing- free from distractions and judgment. It is the process of training your mind to leave the worries of the future and the regrets from the past and instead to enjoy the blessings that are right before you. It is living... Continue Reading →
Your Thoughts Matter! Think Correctly so You Can Receive Correctly!
How to Achieve Your New Year’s Goals!
https://youtube.com/shorts/B5QxAtd7-ws?feature=share Do you have New Year's Resolutions??? Do you want to accomplish your goals and achieve your dreams? The Bible says that “Without a vision the people perish” (Proverbs 29:18). This verse explains the importance of having a goal and a direction for your life. Without a plan, your life is open to random happenstance.... Continue Reading →
58+second Inspirational: Change Your Thoughts and Change Your Situation
Diaphragmatic (Belly) Breathing
Diaphragmatic (Belly) Breathing has been found to lower blood pressure and blood sugar, release serotonin (which makes you feel good), improve cellular function and lifespan, help you relax, increase the secretion of growth hormone, slow the aging process, improve mental focus, improve sleep quality, help with weight loss, and help with panic attacks. This five-minute... Continue Reading →
The Practice of Gratitude
*Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, head of the division of biologic psychology at Duke University said that "If thankfulness were a drug, it would be the world's best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system." Studies show that the act of being grateful helps to lower blood pressure and to stabilize blood... Continue Reading →
How to use Progressive Relaxation to Relax
In counseling, I teach a mindful meditation that I created called RUFF meditation. RUFF is an acronym for the steps in learning to meditate. The first letter, R, stands for "relax." I encourage people to try progressive relaxation to teach their body how to relax. In the video below, I share with you the steps... Continue Reading →
What is one of the best things that you can do for your mental and physical health? Learn to relax! Studies show that the practice of relaxation creates a number of health benefits. During relaxation your heart rate and breathing slow and your blood pressure decreases. Chronic pain and muscle tension are reduced as you... Continue Reading →