Posts in mindfulness
How Does Gratitude Benefit Well Being?

In searching for information on the ways that gratitude enhances well-being, I discovered a comprehensive and interesting article titled, The Benefits of Gratitude: 28 Questions Answered Thanks to Gratitude, The author, Courtney Ackerman, lists 5 domains affected positively by gratitude. I have devoted a paragraph to each. It becomes apparent that cultivating this attitude benefits not only the individual, but also expands to all  one comes into contact with.

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Holiday Help

A little help over the holidays?  Now that’s something we can all be grateful for!  

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, many of us are preparing to spend time with family and loved ones. Although this time of year can be filled with joy, many of my clients have expressed anxiety around confronting the toxic nature of their families.

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mindfulnessKristin Schmittel
Mindfulness for Anxiety

Today, the the focus is on ways to incorporate a mindfulness based practice to reduce anxiety.  We all experience feelings of fear or anxiety in various points in our life but for some these become problematic when they increase in frequency, intensity, and duration to degrees that become disruptive in daily living.

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