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    Social connection is essential to our Whole Health. When we live in harmony with others and through a shared community, our well-being is strengthened.

  • Live Whole Health #113: 3-minute breathing space

    Your mind and emotions play a key role in your health. Through mindful awareness and self-care tools, you can take charge of your health and well-being to live your life to the fullest. Breathing space is one area of mindful awareness that can help you become fully aware and tuned in to what is going on right now, in the present moment, and without judgement.

  • Live Whole Health #96: Turning off the autopilot

    How much of your life is on autopilot? According to a study of people who were asked to keep daily diaries, up to 45% reported that their activities were habits they performed almost daily and usually in the same location. In other words, almost half of their lives occurred without them thinking about it.

  • Live Whole Health #89: Awareness of Breath

    In mindfulness practice, we focus on something as an anchor, like physical sensations in the body or awareness of breath or sound.

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    Studies indicate that we spend 80-90% of our waking hours in communication, and almost half of that time involves listening. Despite all this practice, it turns out we’re not very good listeners. One study suggested that only 10% of us are considered “effective listeners,” and other research indicates that we forget up to half of what we hear.

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    It’s when we pause that we heal. Research conducted in 2019 showed that Americans check their phones an average of 96 times a day, or once every 10 minutes.

  • Live Whole Health: Self-Care episode #25 – One Minute Mindfulness

    Nature speaks in a universal language, understandable by all. Since we can learn about our surroundings, we can use nature to enhance our mindful awareness.

  • Live Whole Health: Self-care episode #4 – Mindfulness of Breath

    Mindful awareness is being fully aware and tuned in to what is going on right now, in the present moment. It takes time to cultivate mindful awareness, but with practice, it comes naturally.

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